CreativeHeart



CreativeHeart's 158 goals tagged science (misc.)
  1. Learn about graphene 0 people
  2. Learn about parhelia 0 people
  3. Learn about paraselenae 0 people
  4. Learn about diamond dust 0 people
  5. Know how many miles in a lightyear 0 people
  6. Know the estimated population of fish in the ocean 0 people
  7. Learn about biogenesis 0 people
  8. Learn about physicists' confirmation that photons cannot pass the speed of light in vacuum (26th July 2011) 0 people
  9. Know how many species exist as of 2011 0 people
  10. Acknowledge that the vast majority of species are animals 0 people
  11. Know what Chromista are 0 people
  12. Know the percentage of plants that have been formally described 0 people
  13. Know the percentage of animals that have been formally described 0 people
  14. Acknowledge the word 'Linnaean' 0 people
  15. Know about Carolus Linnaeus 0 people
  16. Know the number of species that have been formally described 0 people
  17. Know the percentage of species that have been identified 0 people
  18. Know the percentage of oceanic species that have been identified 0 people
  19. Acknowledge the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) 0 people
  20. Know the number of animal species that exist 0 people
  21. Learn about the five-sigma scale of certainty for discoveries in particle physics 0 people
  22. Listen to BBC Radio 4 discussion with Sir Peter Knight, president of the Institute of Physics: "Nuclear fusion 'will work'" (9th September 2011) 0 people
  23. Know when the first apes emerged 0 people
  24. Know when prehumans first emerged 0 people
  25. Know when the first humans emerged 0 people
  26. Acknowledge the green fluorescent protein (GFP) 0 people
  27. Acknowledge the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) 0 people
  28. Watch BBC Nature video: "Spinosaurus: the largest land predator known" (14th September 2011) 0 people
  29. Watch BBC News video: "Professor George Church explains his vision for the future of genetics" (18th September 2011) 0 people
  30. Read the BBC News article: "Will we all be tweaking our own genetic code?" (18th September 2011) 0 people
  31. Know about George Church 0 people
  32. Know when dinosaurs became extinct 0 people
  33. Know when the earliest archaic birds emerged 0 people
  34. Acknowledge that 5% of small earthquakes are associated with a large quake 0 people
  35. Listen to BBC 6 Music broadcast: "Brian Cox on Cern's baffling light-speed find" (23rd September 2011) 0 people
  36. Read the BBC article: "Speed-of-light results under scrutiny at Cern" (23rd September 2011) 0 people
  37. Learn about rhododendron 0 people
  38. Know about grayanotoxins 0 people
  39. Learn about leylandii 0 people
  40. Know when the Tevatron was switched on 0 people
  41. Know when the top quark particle was discovered 0 people
  42. Know the original name of the Tevatron 0 people
  43. Acknowledge the Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering (SPICE) project 0 people
  44. Acknowledge the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 0 people
  45. Acknowledge the word 'palaeoclimatology' 0 people
  46. Acknowledge the antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of copper 0 people
  47. Know what the strongest material known to science is 0 people
  48. Know who the President of the Institute of Physics is 0 people
  49. Acknowledge the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CASE) 0 people
  50. Know about rhinoviruses 0 people
  51. Know about coronaviruses 0 people
  52. Acknowledge the mangrove rivulus 0 people
  53. Acknowledge mosquitofish 0 people
  54. Acknowledge zebrafish 0 people
  55. Acknowledge that zebrafish were alive 150 million years ago 0 people
  56. Learn about al-Hasan Ibn al-Haytham 0 people
  57. Know about carbide 0 people
  58. Acknowledge that the Royal Society is the world's oldest scientific academy 0 people
  59. Acknowledge Bechstein's bats 0 people
  60. Acknowledge the Barbastelle bat 0 people
  61. Acknowledge that humans were living in England as long as 44,000 years ago 0 people
  62. Acknowledge that James Clerk Maxwell first laid out the theory that nothing can exceed the speed of light 0 people
  63. Acknowledge the Bulbophyllum nocturnum 0 people
  64. Acknowledge the Selenicereus grandiflorus 0 people
  65. Acknowledge that the Great Barrier Reef is the only living thing on Earth visible from space 0 people
  66. Acknowledge that black mambas are the fastest and most dangerous snakes in Africa 0 people
  67. Acknowledge the gigaelectronvolt (GeV) 0 people
  68. Acknowledge that the Higgs boson was first proposed in 1964 0 people
  69. Know who Peter Higgs is 0 people
  70. Acknowledge that the Large Hadron Collider hosts two experiments: Atlas and CMS 0 people
  71. »»COMPLETED*GOALS*OF*2012*ARE*TAGGED*FROM*THIS*POINT*ON«« 0 people
  72. Acknowledge phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) 0 people
  73. Remember that absolute zero is equivalent to -273.15 °C 0 people
  74. Acknowledge that laughter is at least 30 million to 60 million years old 0 people
  75. Acknowledge that present-day non-African people derive 4% of their DNA from Denisovans 0 people
  76. Acknowledge Chi_b (3P) 0 people
  77. Acknowledge the Morrison Formation 0 people
  78. Acknowledge Paedophryne amauensis 0 people
  79. Acknowledge Paedophryne swiftorum 0 people
  80. Acknowledge that sound travels five times faster through water than through air 0 people
  81. Acknowledge that sound can travel for thousands of miles through the ocean 0 people
  82. Acknowledge that graphene is 100 times stronger than steel 0 people
  83. Acknowledge ApoE4 0 people
  84. Acknowledge 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) 0 people
  85. Know about pancuronium bromide 0 people
  86. Acknowledge the Moho boundary 0 people
  87. Know about prostaglandin D synthase 0 people
  88. Acknowledge titanoboa 0 people
  89. Acknowledge that snake skulls aren't fused together as a whole but are joined by separate parts with connective tissue 0 people
  90. Acknowledge that blue whales measure 30m (100ft) in length 0 people
  91. Acknowledge that the pterosaurs had a wingspan of 5.1 meters (16ft) 0 people
  92. Acknowledge that in 2002 scientists discovered the remains of a tropical rainforest from the Palaeocene epoch at the Cerrejon open coal mine in northern Colombia 0 people
  93. Know about monosodium glutamate (MSG) 0 people
  94. Acknowledge that Yutyrannus lived about 125 million years ago 0 people
  95. Acknowledge that Yutyrannus weighed an estimated 1,400kg 0 people
  96. Acknowledge the Tyrannosauroids 0 people
  97. Acknowledge that Tyrannosaurus rex lived until around 65 million years ago 0 people
  98. Acknowledge that for many years the most effective drugs against malaria have been derived from the Chinese plant, Artemisia annua 0 people
  99. Acknowledge the European Organization for Nuclear Research 0 people
  100. Acknowledge that the average life of a cherry blossom tree is 30 years 0 people
  101. Learn about Bonapartenykus ultimus 0 people
  102. Know who Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov are 0 people
  103. Acknowledge that Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010 0 people
  104. Acknowledge that graphene conducts electricity better than copper 0 people
  105. Acknowledge that 1% of graphene mixed into plastics could turn them into electrical conductors 0 people
  106. Know about flexoelectricity 0 people
  107. Know about polarimetric interferometry 0 people
  108. Acknowledge that the Majorana fermion was first predicted 75 years ago 0 people
  109. Learn about the Majorana fermion 0 people
  110. Know about curcumin 0 people
  111. Learn about the Diamond synchrotron 0 people
  112. Know the definition of 'piezoelectric' 0 people
  113. Acknowledge that Neanderthals went extinct in most parts of Europe 30,000 years ago 0 people
  114. Acknowledge that the oldest-known musical instruments in the world are flutes 42,000 to 43,000 years old found at Geissenkloesterle Cave in southern Germany 0 people
  115. Acknowledge that Willow Glass can be made to be 0.05mm thick 0 people
  116. Read the BBC Nature article: "'Starving' crown-of-thorns starfish in mass stranding" (4th June 2012) 0 people
  117. Acknowledge that the Arctic ice cap is losing around 15-20% of its mass per decade 0 people
  118. Acknowledge that the Universe is estimated to be 14 billion years old 0 people
  119. Acknowledge that with no ozone layer, we would have 70 times more UV than we do now 0 people
  120. Learn about Bicentenaria argentina 0 people
  121. Learn about the National Botanic Garden of Wales 0 people
  122. Acknowledge that sucrose contains glucose and fructose 0 people
  123. Know about bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) 0 people
  124. Acknowledge that the majority of today's indigenous Americans descend from a single group of migrants that crossed from Asia to Alaska 15,000 years ago or more 0 people
  125. Acknowledge that a single pair of rats can multiply to 200 within a year 0 people
  126. Know the definition of autothysis 0 people
  127. Know the definition of eusocial 0 people
  128. Acknowledge that Earth's atmospheric CO2 concentrations are at 390ppm 0 people
  129. Know about radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell 0 people
  130. Acknowledge Prethopalpus attenboroughi 0 people
  131. Acknowledge that there are around 1.5 million species of plankton in the ocean 0 people
  132. Know about mambalgins 0 people
  133. Learn about the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum 0 people
  134. Learn about the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) 0 people
  135. Acknowledge that the ocean's pH is currently dropping at about 0.1 per century, faster than any time in the last 300 million years (New Scientist) 0 people
  136. Learn about field-induced polymer electroluminescent (Fipel) technology 0 people
  137. Learn about the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 0 people
  138. Learn about Nyasasaurus parringtoni 0 people
  139. Learn about the memristor 0 people
  140. »»COMPLETED*GOALS*OF*2013*ARE*TAGGED*FROM*THIS*POINT*ON«« 0 people
  141. Acknowledge that alcohol contains 7kcal/g 0 people
  142. Acknowledge that fat contains 9kcal/g 0 people
  143. Acknowledge that Protein and carbohydrates contain 4kcal/g 0 people
  144. Acknowledge the diplodocus 0 people
  145. Learn about the Diamond Light Source 0 people
  146. Know about the Keeling Curve 0 people
  147. Learn about the mangarahara cichlid / Ptychochromis insolitus 0 people
  148. Acknowledge that archaeological evidence suggests the domestic dog first appeared around 15,000 years ago 0 people
  149. Lear about the Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) project 0 people
  150. Learn about the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 0 people
  151. Learn about Edward Jenner 0 people
  152. Learn about transcranial random noise stimulation (TRNS) 0 people
  153. Learn about polyisobutene/polyisobutylene 0 people
  154. Learn about neurogenesis 0 people
  155. Learn about RbAp48 0 people
  156. Learn about glucoraphanin 0 people
  157. Learn about sulforaphane 0 people
  158. Learn about Beneforte 0 people

 

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