Sciencism 2013/06/03

This week in Sciencism; New Mammoth Find, Capturing molecular bonding visualisation, Big asteroid passing by the earth with it’s own moon, Is love is epigenetic? New bird dinosaur fossil and mosquitoes sense of smell.

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Science Question

Q – Which family of viruses is responsible for the respiratory disorders SARS and more recently MERS?

A – Coronavirus


Q – Which principle describes when electromagnetic radiation increases in wavelength size when an object moves further away from it’s observer.

A – Redshift


Not Science of the Week

CFCs and global warming.


Science Issue

Crowd Sourced Science – Telescope


Last Week in the Past

03 June

1889 – The first long-distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running 14 miles (23 km) between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.

02 June

1896 – Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his newest invention, the radio.

01 June

1495 – Friar John Cor records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.


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