The American Heritage Dictionary defines science as: The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena. Cool. There are so many interesting things out there that Answers.com went out and got a whole collection of Q&As to explain your scientific conundrums.
- Physics questions like: Why does a curve ball curve?
- Space questions like: What was the Tunguska Event?
- Earth questions like: How many different kinds of faults have been identified?
- Climate questions like: Is it ever too cold to snow?
- Material questions like: Is glass a solid or a liquid?
- Energy questions like: How does driving speed affect gas mileage for most automobiles?
- Environment questions like: Why did dinosaurs become extinct?
- Biology questions like: What was the first commercial use of genetic engineering?
- Plant questions like: What are luffa sponges?
- Animal questions like: Which is stronger-steel or silk from a spider’s web?
- Human Body questions like: What makes knuckles crack?
- Health questions like: Which disease is the deadliest?
- Measures questions like: Why are the lengths of the seasons not equal?
- Structures questions like: How tall is the figure on the Statue of Liberty, and how much does it weigh?
- Transportation questions like: Where is the black box carried on an airplane?
- Communication questions like: How do submerged submarines communicate?
Riffle through The Handy Science Answer Book. There are loads of questions to stimulate your scientific mind. Fascinating!