Sciencism 2013/06/10

This week in Sciencism; Oldest Primate Fossil, Roman Concrete, Primitive Supermassive Blackholes, Organic Life From Comets, The Moon’s Weird Gravity.

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Issues In Science

Detecting Asteroids

Science Question

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

A – Redshift

Q – In genetics which term refer to the number of copies of it’s a genome an organism has in an average somatic cell.

A – Ploidy

Last Week In The Past

June 10

1793 – The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris. A year later, it becomes the first public zoo.

June 8

1959 – The USS Barbero and United States Postal Service attempt the delivery of mail via Missile Mail.


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