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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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.

http://www.universetoday.com/102576/moons-variable-gravity-came-from-ancient-impacts/

http://phys.org/news/2013-06-oldest-primate-skeleton.html

http://phys.org/news/2013-06-life-earth-shockingly-world.html

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