Answers to Physics Questions

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02 December 2013

Why do lights lure moths and other insects at night? Are they mistaking the glow of a lamp for for faint luminscence of...

02 October 2013

Is there a limit to the human population the Earth can sustain?

08 August 2013

Why does a glass of fizzy drink bubble over when icecubes are dropped into it? We ask a champagne specialist physicist!

25 July 2013

What makes things sticky?

03 July 2013

An oven-ready pigeon provides the answer to whether a body explodes in the vacuum of space...

04 April 2013

How long do comets last before melting away in the heat of the Sun? Will there ever come a time when all the comets...