History of Science

Find questions about the origin and important events that led to the development of the different Sciences.

Asked in Astronomy, Earth Sciences, History of Science, Artificial Satellites

Why was there not a sputnik 4?

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Because the Sputnik program ended with Sputnik 3. Albeit there was a Sputnik 40 and 41 but these were to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Sputnik 1.
Asked in History of Science, Smallpox

Who discovered the smallpox vaccine and when?

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Answer Edward Jenner in 1796. For more information, see the related link. Edward Jenner developed the smallpox vaccine. See 'Is Edward Jenner responsible for the smallpox vaccination?' for my answer on how he did it. Edward Jenner well....for vaccination EDWARD JENNAR introduced firstly the system of vaccines to prevent them from many infectious diseases such as small pox,polio,hepatitis etc. Dr. Edward Jenner . =D LOL=D Edward Jenner
Asked in History of Science

Does Francisco Quisumbing have Images?

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Francisco Quisumbing has a pictures?
Asked in Chemistry, History of Science

What are the disadvantages of natural fibers?

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the disadvantages of natural fibres are the following absorbs a lot of water low static fades faster (colour loosing) some natural fibres are very delicate like silk and are hard to wash/dry etc to produce natural fibre lots of land is required shrinking
Asked in Biology, History of Science, Microbiology

What was Robert hooked contribution to biology?

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His discovery of cells with a early microscope was one of the greatest of his contributions to biology.
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Ancient History, History of Science

What did ancient people think was the cause of disease and illness?

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Many believed that demons infested the body and caused illness. Others thought that various things, such as "bad air" caused disease.
Asked in History of Science

Which state has a shape of its own?

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Solid matter is the state of matter that has a shape of its own. Gas is a state of matter that has no size or shape. The third state of matter is liquid.
Asked in Inventions, History of Science

What year was the thermometer invented?

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the thermometer was invented in 1708 .
Asked in Chemistry, History of Science, White House

What did Robert Boyle discover?

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Robert Boyle is known as the father of modern chemistry. He is an Irish philosopher who contributed in the field of chemistry and physics. Robert Boyle is famous for BoyleÕs Law of Ideal Gases.
Asked in Earth Sciences, History of Science

What is the main force causing erosion?

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The main for causing Erosion is Water
Asked in History of Science

Areas of gas on the sun that are cooler than the gases around them?

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As strange as it is to think of a body as hot as the sun having such a thing as a "cool" spot, it actually does! These areas are known as sunspots. Their number changes from year to year and they appear darker in color when studied by astronomers.
Asked in History of Science

Why is the lower esophageal sphincter called cardiac sphincter?

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Why is the lower esophageal sphincter also called cardiac sphincter get it name because it is not near the heart.
Asked in Physics, Chemistry, History of Science, Cornflour and Cornstarch

How do you make oobleck with no cornstarch?

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Use flour in cold water allowed to sit for at least 20 minutes.
Asked in History of the United States, History of Science, Lewis and Clark

Which modern-day states did Lewis and Clark travel through?

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Before Lewis met up with Clark, he began the expedition on August 30, 1803 in Pittsburgh PA. Lt. William Clark would offer to join Lewis on the expedition weeks later on October 13, 1803 at Camp Dubois (in present-day Indiana). And being that the expedition began in Pittsburgh, states the expedition passed through would include: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, then Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. If you don't believe that the Lewis and Clark expedition began in Pittsburgh, please refer to the link below and it will lead you to the first entry of the Lewis and Clark Journals.
Asked in Chemistry, History of Science

What is the solute and solvent in air fresheners?

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Solute- whatever chemicals are in the air freshener Solvent- the air
Asked in History of Science

How does migration allow organisms to cope with a changing environment?

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to spend spring and summer in cooler migrate to warmer climates in the fall
Asked in History of Science, Ecosystems, Producers (food chain), Amazon Rainforest

Are leaves producers?

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Yes, leaves are producers. The proof is in the photosynthesis. ;D