Answers to Science Questions

07 July 2002

Why does petrol and oil make a rainbow effect on water?

06 July 2002

What is a mirage?

23 June 2002

Is it me or do men always hog the TV remote control?!

23 June 2002

What makes a whip go 'crack'?

23 June 2002

I am being driven mad by hayfever. Help !

09 June 2002

Why do we have leap years?

09 June 2002

Can you really break a glass with your voice and if so, how?

09 June 2002

Why does your hand look funny if you wave it quickly in front of the television or a computer screen?

02 June 2002

Who is sweatier, men or women ?

02 June 2002

Can rescue or police dogs still hear their handlers in noisy environments?

02 June 2002

Is there any truth in women saying 'my bum looks big in this'?

26 May 2002

How old is the eldest person to have reached the top of Mt. Everest?

25 May 2002

Why do onions make us cry when we cut them and is there any way to prevent this?

19 May 2002

Can people with no vocal cords still snore ?

19 May 2002

What is cellulite - I can find lots of claimed 'cures', but no information about what it actually is?

19 May 2002

Why do mints make your breath feel cold ?