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Physics

Do light waves and sound waves ever die out?»
The answer is yes and no. And I am not being deliberately awkward. Sound waves die out, ...
What is a space probe used for?»
Seeing even further Some objects are so far away and so faint in our sky that we ...
How does someone train to travel in space? »
Training for Space In the U.S.A., both pilots and mission specialists spend one year ...
Do you want to work in space?»
Today, astronauts and cosmonauts come from many countries of the world. But it is not easy ...
What was the space shuttle?»
The space shuttle was a winged rocket plane operated by NASA from 1981 to 2011. A space ...

Chemistry

Do you know how uranium for nuclear reactors is produced?»
Uranium in its state is found in quantities that average about 4 grammes to every ton ...
Describe how a nuclear reaction takes place?»
We speak of nuclear reaction whenever the nucleus of an atom undergoes any change in ...
What makes an atom?»
Everything is made up of atoms which are the smallest parts of an element still ...
What makes it snow?»
Take a close look at some snowflakes. You can see that they aren’t drops, like rain; or ...
What is air made of? »
Air doesn’t seem to be made of anything. It has no colour, taste, or smell, and you can see ...

Biology

Do animals dream?»
Though dreams are understood to be linked to mental functioning, their deeper ...
Why can't penguins fly?»
Penguins have adapted to life in the sea rather than in the air. They may not be able ...
How much skin do we each have?»
Our skin is amazing stuff. It stops bacteria entering our bodies. It keeps in the water ...
Why do snowdrops flower in the depths of winter?»
The snowdrop has also been called the fair maid of February and it is not uncommon to ...
Can plants hear?»
The idea seems crazy, but scientific experiments have shown that some plants really do ...