Answers to Science Questions

06 November 2005

When you snap a glowstick, what makes it glow?

30 October 2005

How can I stay in one room and study and read and relax all day long and nothing seems funny. But my bedroom always...

30 October 2005

We'd like to thank James Smith, who got in touch via email and thinks he has the answer to the 'red sky at...

30 October 2005

You talked in the past about dropping an object down a tunnel that's been drilled right through the earth. I'...

30 October 2005

Here in the Philippines we have a delicacy called a balot. This is a half incubated duck chick. The fully shelled chick...

30 October 2005

How do butterfly wings get all their colours?

30 October 2005

Where do people get all the information for the movies, and how do you know that aliens are really real?

30 October 2005

In 1993 or 1994 during the darkest part of winter, I went outside and looked up. The sky was quite clear and there was...

30 October 2005

I've seen a UFO. It was 1959 from a block of flats in Hoburn. It was solid and looked like chrome and was 100 foot...

30 October 2005

On the day of the Rendlesham incident, I was in Beeston and it was a terrible snowy day. I took my dogs for a walk and...

30 October 2005

I've had two sightings. The first one was big like an orange, and it was moving very sharply. It kept moving...

23 October 2005

Is it true that talking to plants helps them grow better?

23 October 2005

Many years ago I was told that six foot fluorescent strip lights are more efficient and need less energy than tungsten...

23 October 2005

What's the difference between fuel sold in the winter and in the summer?

23 October 2005

If I cut off my finger, why don't cells keep on dividing and give me a new finger? They gave me a finger when I...

23 October 2005

Although saliva is used to start the process of breaking down food, I was wondering if saliva has any healing...

23 October 2005

Why does the flu jab only last one year?

23 October 2005

Why do insects have more legs than humans?

23 October 2005

I read an article saying that propolis was good for the immune system. My husband has rheumatoid arthritis, and this...

23 October 2005

What is the most powerful insect, and can fly the furthest?

16 October 2005

I've always wondered what causes your feet to stink. Is it from your feet sweating, or do other things come into...

16 October 2005

I'm in contention with someone at work, who is saying something that I don't believe is true. He maintains...

16 October 2005

When you let the water out of the bath, why does the water spiral down the plug hole?

16 October 2005

What's the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?