Asked in Science
How do recent scientific discoveries compare to discoveries made three hundred to five hundred years ago?
The scientific discoveries of age were based on very little information. Scientists had to Gage their discoveries on educated guess, theories, and exploration. Whereas, the recent discoveries are mostly found during analysis and exploration of past studies. They are evolved questions to existing answers. ...
Asked in Jeopardy, Science and Technology TV Shows
What was Final Jeopardy for March 4 2011?
The final category was Scientific Discoveries The clue was: In 1919, Barely 20 years after its discovery, it was the world's most expensive substance at $3 million an ounce The answer was: What is Radium ...
Asked in Science
Who had a keen and a quick mind that led him to make important scientific discoveries but yet he never published them?
I'm sure there are many, but perhaps you are talking about Henry Cavendish. He made many discoveries, some were stolen by others, years after his death manyvolumes of his laboratory studies were made public, but I don't think he actually published anything. ...
According to the modern scientific view how old is the Universe?
The scientific consensus has the age of the universe at between 13.6 to 13.8 billion years. Use the link below to read more. ...
Asked in Industries and Professions
Medical advances in the last 20 years?
well, i would say that medical advances in the lsat 20 years, would be the discovery of cures for certain diseases, like cancer. It can be cured. And also, there have been loads of scientific discoveries for cures and ailments for illness, and the cleanliness of hospitals have certainly improved!! ...
Asked in Renaissance
What is the difference between medieval and renaissance?
The renaissance came a few hundred years after the medieval times also greater discoveries were made in the renaissance such as artists who drew non religious paintings. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Anthropology, Human Origins
How many years ago did the first homo sapiens show up on earth?
Current estimates put the first appearance of homo sapiens in the fossil record between 160,000 and195,000 years ago. But, discoveries often change these estimates. ...
Asked in Science, Inventions, The Difference Between
What are 5 discoveries and 5 inventions and what are the differences between discoveries and inventions?
Discoveries are something that already existed, but you are noting their existance. ex: penicillin things orbiting other objects besides the moon, sun, planets(read about galileo) gravity the structure of dna physics Inventions are something you create. ex: the telephone the wheel a time measuring system(seconds, days, years, etc.) bionics language ...
Asked in Astronomy
Who is theory about the universe that people believed for thousands of years and was wrong?
The Ptolemaic theory of the planets was believed to be right for 1400 years until Copernicus suggested that the Sun might be at the centre and not the Earth. Although Copernicus's theory was not correct, is was soon replaced by Kepler's theory which has been supported by further scientific discoveries throughout the 400 years since it was published. ...
Asked in Science, Religion & Spirituality
Why do many people believe they have to choose between science and religion?
Many people believe they have to choose between science and religion because science arrives at beliefs through reason, observation and experimentation. Religion forms beliefs based on faith. Also, there are a great many conflicts between scientific knowledge and Biblical truths. For example, according to Genesis God made everything, including the Earth and man, in the same week about 7000 years ago. Scientific evidence says the the Earth was formed about 4.5 billion years ago. Current evidence says man came into being 4+ million years...
Asked in New Testament
How many years between the beginning of man and the birth of Jesus?
Answer There are two different answers to the question of how many years there were between the beginning of man and the birth of Jesus: the biblical answer and the actual, scientific answer. According the James Ussher, the biblication creation - the beginning of man - occurred 4000 years before the birth of Christ. According to the scientific evidence, modern humans evolved over two hundred thousand years ago. Our earlier hominid ancestors go all the way back seven million years. ...
Asked in Planetary Science, Planet Jupiter, Galileo
When Galileo saw four moons revolving around Jupiter which scientific belief was challenged?
Galileos discovery of those moons led people to realise that not everything in the universe moves round the Earth. It raised the question of whether the Sun travels round the Earth or not. A hundred years after Galileo's time, scientific discoveries were making it increasingly clear that the Sun is at the centre of the solar system. ...