Science Facts of January - 2013

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Tuesday

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Monday

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Wednesday

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The element Californium is known as the most expensive substance in the world (as much as $68 million for one gram.) Each microgram of fresh californium produces 139 million neutrons per minute. This property makes californium useful as a neutron startup source for some nuclear reactors.


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Wednesday

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Monday

Answer for the Question of the Week

The reason behind not serving sprats and tomatoes in a same meal is, Calcium in sprats and Oxalic acid in tomatoes together forms Calcium Oxalate,which is a major precipitate in forming Kidney Stones.


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Friday

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Thursday

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If a huge explosion takes place on the surface of the moon, you will observe it from Earth,just after 1.25 seconds.But you will never be able to hear the sound produced,as the sound cannot propagate through the space.


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Wednesday

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The hardest chemical found in your body is in the tooth enamel.It is made of crystalline calcium phosphate,commonly called hydroxy apatite,having a massive Young’s modulus of 83GPa (83* 10^9Pa).


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Tuesday

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Monday

Answer for the Question of the Week

Most glue that we use does not set inside the bottle as it needs oxygen in the air for the setting process. You may notice glue getting stickier to bottle ,when the content in the bottle is closer to get empty, due to the presence of more air. Several other glue types are there which are dissolved in a special solvent, that evaporates when exposed to air,allowing the glue molecues to set on the surface. eg: Plumbing glues


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Friday

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Thursday

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Wednesday

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Tuesday

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