Answers to Science Questions

10 July 2018

What's going on in my ears when they pop after a flight?

10 July 2018

What's upped the pollen count?

10 July 2018

Why does burnt skin flake instead of becoming beautifully bronzed?

10 July 2018

What is causing the current heatwave?

03 July 2018

Is there an evolutionary advantage to boredom?

26 June 2018

Is it possible to weigh things in space?

12 June 2018

Is it good for trees to be boxed into the pavement?

12 June 2018

Dark matter exists all throughout the universe...right?

12 June 2018

Why does every Disney lyric get stuck in our heads?

12 June 2018

The quantum world is strange, so what are entangled particles?

12 June 2018

Does light have a mass?

12 June 2018

Bee stings hurt, but why do they hurt the bee even more?

12 June 2018

Goldfish might be smarter than you think

12 June 2018

No one wants rust, but what makes it happen?

12 June 2018

We often get very angry when we get hungry, but why might that be?

12 June 2018

They're the stuff of sci-fi, but how do lasers actually work?

12 June 2018

What exactly is déjà vu? Have we asked this before?

12 June 2018

Things get very strange indeed inside a black hole, but what would Earth look like?

22 May 2018

For this Question of the Week, Mike wanted to know why his nose runs when he cycles in cold weather, but not in warm...

15 May 2018

Things left in water for a while usually degrade, does this affect the animals that live there?

15 May 2018

Have scientists made up their minds?

15 May 2018

And why all the confusion with Pluto?

15 May 2018

And how do we know what they used to eat?