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firefly5 October 24th, 2014 6:22am

After last week's bio-related questions, this week's Science Friday was a return to astronomy. If you have any topics you'd like to see, let me know in the comments. In the meantime, how did these go?

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imanag My heaven on Earth
10/24/14 7:17 am

I can't remember the last time that I got all 3 questions right. Yay!

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/24/14 6:59 am

3 for 3, one more lucky guess than remembering something I'd read.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
10/24/14 1:28 pm

Oh yeah! Watch I'll miss them all for the next 3 weeks.

Yoko318 Utah
10/24/14 6:27 am

2/3. Completely guesswork, I've never heard of Trojans before. (Well, not astronomically speaking.....)

Wino I need a drink
10/24/14 6:23 am

I'd like to thank my kids and their love of space for these answers. I truly would not have known without constantly looking up information for them.

firefly5 the verse
10/24/14 1:13 pm

I'm not sure I would've had the questions, either.

voc I am...what I am
10/24/14 3:52 am

First time in a while I got all of them!

LadyBug237 Florida
10/24/14 2:45 am

Thanks Firefly, for your science polls.

firefly5 the verse
10/24/14 6:14 am

glad you enjoy them! you're very welcome.

Rotavele Alabama
10/24/14 1:34 am

Illegal immigrants on Mars.

Rotavele Alabama
10/24/14 1:41 am

You should do a true/false about lunar tides, specifically: assisting life on earth.

Zimmeress Make Me Laugh
10/24/14 1:21 am

Oh awful! 1/3. But what an interesting thing to learn. ????

firefly5 the verse
10/24/14 6:16 am

I'm glad I'm not boring you.

firefly5 the verse
10/24/14 6:17 am

I think it's pretty remarkable that these numbers would be so close, but it does make sense.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/24/14 12:10 am

Just a random tidbit: The 7 largest moons in the solar system are Ganymede, Titan, Callisto, Io, our Moon, Europa, Triton. Earth is the only rocky planet to have a big moon. Talk softly but carry a big stick ;)

chippy4 Raxacoricofallapatorius
10/23/14 11:33 pm

0/3 3 weeks in a row, in some cases, that is 100%

firefly5 the verse
10/23/14 11:45 pm

it is. equal odds as getting 100% for the weeks in a row, assuming straight guesses.

makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
10/24/14 3:29 am

chippy, tell me what you choose so I can pick the opposite lol

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/23/14 11:28 pm

3/3 though the third was more or less a guess. My suggestion would be questions from the field of chemistry. Quick: which substance has the formula NH3?

firefly5 the verse
10/23/14 11:44 pm

ammonia. I could do chem. I assumed you'd do well on these.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/24/14 12:04 am

Maybe, it depends on how deep it gets.

droo Santa Barbara
10/24/14 12:15 am

ooh ooh pick me! I'm in Chem right now lol

droo Santa Barbara
10/24/14 12:16 am

and the molecular formula of ammonia is the least of my worries.... :-/

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/24/14 12:21 am

If you can tell me the difference between polycondensation and polyaddiction you may qualify :)

droo Santa Barbara
10/24/14 12:25 am

Fuck that. I'm not *that* qualified lol. Isn't that OChem? I'm a teeny freshman (though I'll be a sophomore next quarter due to AP credits) so I'm still dealing with simple shit like oxidation-reduction and polyatomic anions. Wish me luck for my

droo Santa Barbara
10/24/14 12:25 am

first midterm tomorrow!

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/24/14 12:51 am

Hold the anions on mine, Droo.

firefly5 the verse
10/23/14 11:23 pm

Suggestions are always welcome. I'll do my best.