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    Experience Science - While not a story per se, the following quote about science is one of my favorites... "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    When I Want To Seem Smart... - I yell "Science!" while pointing toward the sky. Other times I do the robot and say "Science. Is. My. Leader." in a monotone voice. That mentioned, I...
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Wine - It's Not Just For Drinking Anymore... Superconductors behave like most metals; they conduct electricity. They do so, however, with a twist. All metal has some resistance...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm starting to think the reason nobody ever responds to my science based questions and statements is because all the people who could or would respond have better things to do...
    ScientificJustice ScientificJustice 26-30, M Jan 18

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    The Elements - Element Name: WOMANSymbol: WOAtomic Weight: (don't even go there)Physical properties: Generally round in form. Boils at nothing and may freeze at any time. Melts...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    so how did galaxy form ,to answer that we need to understand the universe is formed of dark energy and dark matter .something happened for both of them to mix .making a mass from...
    danielm85948 danielm85948 56-60, M Jan 19

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    Some Like It Hot...Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or drenched their food with hot sauce knows that it can make almost any dish taste better; but could these spicy condiments...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Know I Am An Idle Bone...But... - and also travelling in space? howzatt?
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    There’s A Blood Moon On The Rise…The first total lunar eclipse of the year will occur overnight and is expected to be visible across most of North America and portions...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Just watched Comos!!!! Wow and Wow! Only grasped a little because I'm not that educated but still was totally freaked out.! Loved it
    medonnak medonnak 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    ~ This Week In Science ~ - for science lovers..............................lets breathe it ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Researchers at the University of Cambridge in the United...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 4 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    Isn't science an interesting subject? I will write about something I have learnt recently. Homeostasis is the process of keeping the internal environment at a constant. There are...
    AnimeG123 AnimeG123 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    Coffee - I work with scientists. Yesterday I got a lesson in making coffee from a scientist. I shall attempt to impart his scientific wisdom... though much of it has escaped my...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    I Triple Dog Dare You...  Anyone who has seen the movie "A Christmas Story" is familiar with this phrase. Even if you haven't, you may have done this yourself (or watched...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    A New Large-Bodied Oviraptorosaurian Theropod Dinosaur from the Latest Cretaceous of Western North America - aka "The Chicken From Hell"...Bones from this fossil were found years...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Chicken Nugget Chicanery - There is a saying that you don't want to know how sausage is made. An article in the 9/13/13 American Journal of Medicine may have you saying the same...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 7 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    I got addicted to edge.org. I have been ignoring my work tasks. But it just feels so good to read something that is a personal opinion, but is constructed with a precision and...
    Enthropy Enthropy 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For Your Heart...This is a follow-up to an earlier post in which I provided scientific facts about chocolate. The link to that post is provided below.EP...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 8 Responses Feb 27

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    According to the Heisenberg incertainty principle one can not know the location and the vector along which a particle is travelling. Therefore this can't be determined for multiple...
    PersonOfUninterest PersonOfUninterest 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Ebbinghaus Illusion - Below are two groups of blue circles surrounding an orange circle. Which orange circle is larger?If you said the orange circle on the right, you are...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 1, 2013

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    'For science' was one of the terms used for when people performed disturbing and marring experiments on twins and genetically altered babies during world war 2. That is the origin...
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Did you know that in each cell you have six feet of DNA. In your body you have trillions of cells, so that means we have about 18 trillion feet of DNA inside us.........😮😮
    Tori1008 Tori1008 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    The Male And Female Brain - This was inspired upon reading a story by one of my EP friends. Even though that story was humorous, and demonstrated an obvious and ongoing Pinterest...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    Universal Fan - I've been fascinated with astronomy and astrophysics since I was about 8 when i read my first book on blackholes. It was just interesting to me that there were...
    Todd1970 Todd1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    when we hear a scientist talk of a light year.so what is a light year.to answer that. the speed of light is 186 thousand miles per second.and there is 31 million 536 thousand...
    danielm85948 danielm85948 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Biomedical.engineering - Studies have shown...but they never show you who does the study. Who crunches numbers and wades through convoluted statistics. I am ones of those people...
    themarvelousme themarvelousme 22-25, M 7 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Scientific Facts About Chocolate - Not that anyone needs a reason to eat chocolate, but...10. Chocolate contains tryptophan, a chemical in the brain that is used to produce the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 10 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I love science, my mother (the religious nut) and I have a constant war about religion and science, although I have been dragged to church for 18 years I still refuse to believe...
    TheGreenEyedGirl TheGreenEyedGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    we are told our milky way is about 250 light years across ,as i have done a story on what one light year is .so we do 250 times that .which gives us .14 trillion 600 billion 240...
    danielm85948 danielm85948 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Faith In Science - I wrote this several months ago flying from California to Miami: Right now I am 35,000 feet above the ground moving at a ground speed of well over 500 miles per...
    NefariousDrake NefariousDrake 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    For those who have read my previous post on homeostasis sugar content. This is the second part for temperature. So to start of, our normal body temperature is 37 degrees Celsius...
    AnimeG123 AnimeG123 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Bystander Effect - "The bystander effect is a social psychological phenomenon that refers to cases in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    My Mind to Your Mind, My Thoughts to Your Thoughts...Anyone familiar with Star Trek knows that Mr. Spock was able to pass his thoughts to others (and read their thoughts) by...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Or more accurately, I love Scientists. Thank goodness some of us have the minds and dedication needed to figure it all out. Without these brilliant people questions like "why is...
    SleepingOnSnow SleepingOnSnow 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    What is one thing you like in chemistry? Well, I wouldn't know. All I learned in chemistry class was robocop. Thank you classmates for helping me advance in the fields of science...
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F Feb 12

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    The Great Antidote ~ - “Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” ~ Adam Smith
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Science Joke...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 8

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    The Scientist - "The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers. He is one who asks the right questions." ~ Claude Levi-Strauss
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Ancient Water - Scientists have discovered water that is estimated to be between 1.5 and 2.64 billion years old. It was found in a mine near Timmins, Ontario, Canada. These are...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 8 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On...   
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    It's Alive! - What you've just seen is the reaction of mercury thiocyanate when exposed to a heat source. This is an exothermic reaction - it gives off heat and light.The reaction...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 12 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    I am really interested in science and documentaries. Specials and news come out all the time in these interests. I couldn't care less about the next new sitcom or movie in the...
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    One of the most useful thoughts or ideas to remember when dealing with science comes from hitchhikers guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams. You are a speck of dust living on a tiny...
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Element name: WOMAN Symbol: WO Atomic weight: (don’t even go there) Physical properties: Generally round in form. Boils at nothing and may freeze at any time. Melts whenever...
    Thevy29 Thevy29 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 4

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    There is something about talking to someone who knows what I mean when I say "pivnert", understands the importance of potassium permanganate, or can tell me what Avogadro's number...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Triple Suns ~ - Last week (11/1/13, to be exact), the following was seen in the sky over northern China.This is an example of the parhelion (the plural is “parhelia”). This...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    Especially Chemistry - goodness gracious, every field of science is the best! but my heart goes out to chemistry, (esp. chemical engineering)... it's the bomb dot com ♡
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Walking On Water (Almost) - In the video below, several people are running across a pool of milky liquid. Although I can't understand a word being said (as I don't speak Spanish...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 7 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    The Science Perspective - I've heard it said that science destroys 'wonder' or 'faith'.  I disagree completely with this statement.  In our lives, we take so much for...
    LunarTaffy LunarTaffy 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    I recognise the value of patterns, order, method and experiments, but all my thoughts are wishful ones.
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F Feb 18

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    "Five sigma." When you're a physicist and founding father of a theory that has gone unproven over the course of thirty years, there are few words better to hear. Those are the...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Seeing Is Believing ~ - Read the phrase in the image below.What does it say? At this point, you might be thinking "Sciguy, you've been inhaling too many chemical fumes in the lab...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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