• I bet you can't name 1 way that our species is superior to any other species?

    Can you? Thought not.
    Can you? Thought not.
    20 answers · Zoology · 4 hours ago
  • If Louis Armstrong landed on the moon why doesn't it say it in Wikipedia?

    Louis Armstrong landed on the moon and found an alien why doesn't it say it on Wikipedia ? I feel like that would be an important thing to put down ?
    Louis Armstrong landed on the moon and found an alien why doesn't it say it on Wikipedia ? I feel like that would be an important thing to put down ?
    27 answers · Astronomy & Space · 1 day ago
  • Are trees made from dirt?

    7 answers · Botany · 18 hours ago
  • Will the sun die?

    42 answers · Astronomy & Space · 2 days ago
  • Do all life on Earth share a common ancestor known as the last universal common ancestor, which lived approximately 3.5–3.8 billion yrs ago?

    Best answer: It is the common assumption of evolutionary biology and has been even before the universal genetic code was discovered.

    However the more plausible theory is that all of today's life forms are descended from the original created kinds.
    Best answer: It is the common assumption of evolutionary biology and has been even before the universal genetic code was discovered.

    However the more plausible theory is that all of today's life forms are descended from the original created kinds.
    12 answers · Biology · 18 hours ago
  • Solve x + 10 = 15?

    53 answers · Mathematics · 3 days ago
  • What branch of science has done the best job at dismissing the notion of religion?

    I want to say physics because physics is always #1 but I think biology really wins it over with the theory of evolution. Physics even tried supporting the existence of God with the big bang theory. Good thing Christians don't know anything about science we were able to reclaim the big bang theory and now the... show more
    I want to say physics because physics is always #1 but I think biology really wins it over with the theory of evolution. Physics even tried supporting the existence of God with the big bang theory. Good thing Christians don't know anything about science we were able to reclaim the big bang theory and now the Christians are the ones who believe in a static universe.
    25 answers · Other - Science · 1 day ago
  • How come you guys are so convinced in the astronomy and space section that there is no life on other planets? Can you prove it?

    Best answer: The reason why these so called experts in this category are so negative is because they have some insecurity issues. They don't want to be complicated with such nonsense as UFOs or Aliens, they think they're better than that and they have nothing better to do but to complain just like racist people... show more
    Best answer: The reason why these so called experts in this category are so negative is because they have some insecurity issues. They don't want to be complicated with such nonsense as UFOs or Aliens, they think they're better than that and they have nothing better to do but to complain just like racist people complain about minorities, homophobes complain about transgender restrooms, sexists complain about feminists etc etc, they all have insecurity. The only way to cure it is to actually show them in person an alien or a Alien ship in person, but that still won't convince some of them. There was a story in the bible with Thomas who didn't believe Jesus arose from the dead, he still didn't believe at first even with his own eyes, it took a while for him to be convinced. Same with these so called experts, many of the people here in Astronomy and Space section don't want to believe it...it's just too complicated for them. BTW, to answer your question, our universe is so vast and probability of finding ETs or ETs finding us are very very good. May not happen now, but chances are better in the distant future according to Oxford and Harvard study (assuming we didn't blow ourselves up).
    28 answers · Astronomy & Space · 2 days ago
  • Proof of flat earth?

    I am skeptical of a sphere shaped earth based on the data I ve studied over the past few years. That being said I am also not fully behind the idea that the earth is flat. Usually people use the ship theory that we have a horizon. Couldn t we prove the earth is flat using a highly magnified telescope to prove that... show more
    I am skeptical of a sphere shaped earth based on the data I ve studied over the past few years. That being said I am also not fully behind the idea that the earth is flat. Usually people use the ship theory that we have a horizon. Couldn t we prove the earth is flat using a highly magnified telescope to prove that the earth does not curve at a certain distance?
    17 answers · Earth Sciences & Geology · 23 hours ago
  • What will happen when we are over populated?

    Best answer: We start dying by the millions. Hunger, lack of water. There is no shortage of either in the world but populations gather where there is the least of both. Sahara desert.
    Peace.
    Best answer: We start dying by the millions. Hunger, lack of water. There is no shortage of either in the world but populations gather where there is the least of both. Sahara desert.
    Peace.
    11 answers · Earth Sciences & Geology · 2 days ago
  • Is the human race preventing itself from evolving?

    Since we develop medicines to combat disease, or create objects to correct our imperfections (glasses, corrective surgery, etc.) Are we simply not letting the weak perish and the strong survive? (I'm not advocating the murder of anyone who wears glasses or has asthma, it's just a question.)
    Since we develop medicines to combat disease, or create objects to correct our imperfections (glasses, corrective surgery, etc.) Are we simply not letting the weak perish and the strong survive? (I'm not advocating the murder of anyone who wears glasses or has asthma, it's just a question.)
    13 answers · Other - Science · 9 hours ago
  • How can i write the following in a+ib form?
*It is a complex number question?
  • To those who believe in, (accept?) evolution. Do we have a hand in our own evolution? If so. how aware of this are we?

    Best answer: We've had a hand in our own although it is almost never wittingly. Whenever it was wittingly, it has usually been a failure. We long ago discovered how to use the tools of natural selection and use it to our own advantage with domesticated plants and animals. However trying the same tricks on ourselves has led... show more
    Best answer: We've had a hand in our own although it is almost never wittingly. Whenever it was wittingly, it has usually been a failure. We long ago discovered how to use the tools of natural selection and use it to our own advantage with domesticated plants and animals. However trying the same tricks on ourselves has led to awful conditions like haemophilia and cretinism. Later it's led to groundless pseudo-sciences like Eugeneics which doesn't work. It's adherents did not understand that in evolution variety is fitness and tried to make Humans better by reducing variety.

    The trouble with Humans is that we're already nearly identical at the genetic level. Unlike other species that have a naturally wide range of variants, Humans have so little variety that were we some unknown samples being looked at in a lab, many biologists would conclude we were essentially clones. The reason for this is at some point early in Homo-Sapiens history we were bottlenecked by some cataclysm meaning everyone alive today is descended from a few thousand individuals. No matter what continent you live on, what skin colour you have or language you speak, we're all from a single group of people who'd barely fill out a school prom. This means that we're quite brittle in terms of illness and are extra sensitive to inbreeding. It also means we can't be husbanded into unique forms like some sort of prize pig.

    There's quite a few evolutionary traits Humans have been responsible for but I'm going to stick to a couple of examples.

    Over the past 150,000 years our teeth have been getting gradually smaller. The reason it is thought to be because of our habit of mashing, tenderising and then cooking our food does much of the breaking down of materials that would otherwise have to be done in the mouth and gut. We're now so accustomed to the habit that our ability to function on raw flesh and raw vegetable matter is massively reduced. As has been shown in studies of physical anthropology If you give a modern Human a diet of raw unheated and unprocessed vegetables, no matter how much you eat of them you actually begin to slowly die of malnutrition as the body struggles too much with digestion process.
    Another observed feature of self-inflicted evolution is persistent lactose tolerance. The gene that allows infants to digest milk is normally meant to switch off in adulthood but at some point in the last several thousand years those few with mutated genes that did not switch off found themselves able to drink the milk of other animals and make storable dairy products. As a result they, and their offspring were at a massive survival advantage in times of hardship and the corrupt gene has become widespread in many populations, predominantly in Europe and western Asia.

    Most of evolution is so gradual that we are not societally aware of it. Even the relatively rapid appearance of lactose tolerance above is older than the recorded history of our species. We are now aware that our rate of evolutionary change is likely to be very slow. Humans have very few selection pressures as nearly all of us survive long enough to breed. The downside of that is that we're especially prone to genetic and hereditary diseases which would have killed many before the advent of modern medicine, but the upside is that we may now be savvy enough to weed out these diseases via genetic engineering rather than letting nature do it via suffering and death.

    Wherever we go we take a little bubble of our preferred tropical habitat with us. We use clothing, central heating and air conditioning to forever perpetuate our comfort zone. With no need to adapt to hostile conditions that is another inactive pressure. We are always evolving as mutations occur naturally with every replication and over time there will be a background genetic drift. But it's possible we could maintain a similar morphology for millions of years. Why would evolution ever fix it if nothing acts as if it's broken?

    The big questions for us in the future regarding evolution is just how much role we decide deliberate manipulation of our genes is going to play. The technology is just starting to become a reality and that ability is only going to improve with time. Whether we want to turn ourselves into ultra-smart ultra-beautiful super-strong augmented beings is a question that is eventually going to need to be addressed. This is no longer the realm of natural selection, this is taking that same scalpel of artificial selection we have used on the animal and plant kingdom and will be turning it on ourselves. I only hope our descendants know what they're doing because the thought of any of this terrifies the wits out of me.
    7 answers · Biology · 1 day ago
  • Are ethnic europeans due for extinction?

    populations of european ancestry are declining worldwide. at the same time populations of other ethnic ancestries continue to expand unchecked. these growing populations migrate and immigrate into europe, north america, australia, and elsewhere, supplanting the ethnic europeans and replacing the existing cultures... show more
    populations of european ancestry are declining worldwide. at the same time populations of other ethnic ancestries continue to expand unchecked. these growing populations migrate and immigrate into europe, north america, australia, and elsewhere, supplanting the ethnic europeans and replacing the existing cultures and languages with their own. within a few generations, the other ethnic populations will vastly outnumber the ethnic europeans everywhere in the world. it is clear european populations are dying out.
    18 answers · Biology · 2 days ago
  • What is 10 percent of a dollor?

    22 answers · Mathematics · 2 days ago
  • I just proved Einstein wrong where's my nobel prize?

    Something with matter gains mass as it gains energy, so therefore matter and energy are both mass. If energy is mass then how does energy equal mass times c^2?
    Something with matter gains mass as it gains energy, so therefore matter and energy are both mass. If energy is mass then how does energy equal mass times c^2?
    21 answers · Physics · 3 days ago
  • Can you solve this quadratic equation?

    Best answer: the equation 2x² + 5x + 3 = 0 can be solved:

    2x^2 + 2x + 3x + 3 = 0

    2x(x + 1) + 3(x + 1) = 0

    (2x + 3)(x + 1) = 0

    x = -3/2, x = -1
    Best answer: the equation 2x² + 5x + 3 = 0 can be solved:

    2x^2 + 2x + 3x + 3 = 0

    2x(x + 1) + 3(x + 1) = 0

    (2x + 3)(x + 1) = 0

    x = -3/2, x = -1
    12 answers · Mathematics · 3 days ago