Skip header content and main navigation Binghamton University, State University of New York - News
Binghamton University Newsroom
Binghamton University Newsroom

ASK A SCIENTIST ARCHIVE

Select another year:   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004  

Previous Questions from 2011:


December 22, 2011
Why do people yawn after another person yawns and are yawns contagious?

December 15, 2011
How is it that our earth is the only one with life on it?

December 07, 2011
If hot air rises, why is it cold on the mountaintops?

November 30, 2011
Is Bigfoot real?

November 16, 2011
How big is the sun and how far is it from the earth?

November 10, 2011
Why do pine trees stay green?

November 02, 2011
Who invented the first camera?

October 27, 2011
Could you walk on Neptune?

October 19, 2011
Do fish sleep and drink water?

October 12, 2011
How can eight inches of rain cause such a huge flood and destroy so many peoples homes?

October 05, 2011
What does it mean when a dog wags its tail?

September 28, 2011
Are there any dinosaur fossils around Binghamton?

July 06, 2011
What makes your stomach growl?

June 29, 2011
What is the biggest number?

June 21, 2011
How come magnets stick to iron and we have iron in our body, but magnets don't stick to us?

June 14, 2011
If you had too much acidic acid wouldn't it burn your stomach cells?

June 07, 2011
How does a snake move?

June 01, 2011
Why does black take in heat?

May 23, 2011
How does thunder work?

May 02, 2011
How does cancer form?

April 27, 2011
Why did we switch from Latin to English in naming the elements in the Periodic Table?

April 13, 2011
How do trees make oxygen?

April 11, 2011
If heat rises how come the higher up you get the colder it gets?

April 08, 2011
What is the chemical reaction that causes a rocket to take off?

April 01, 2011
How does thunder work?

March 28, 2011
Why do fawns have white spots?

March 16, 2011
Why does the platypus and echinda lay eggs rather than giving birth like other mammals?

March 07, 2011
Do we have red or blue blood?

March 02, 2011
What is the weakest animal in the world but has a big population?

February 25, 2011
How does water help plants grow?

February 14, 2011
How come we don't use solar panel cars?

February 07, 2011
Where do animals come from?

January 31, 2011
How many apples does the average American eat each year?

January 21, 2011
What is the best and cheapest flash animation program?

January 17, 2011
I've only seen big Hellbenders, do small ones look like salamanders?

January 11, 2011
How do solar panels work?

Connect with Binghamton:
Twitter icon links to Binghamton University's Twitter page YouTube icon links to Binghamton University's YouTube page Facebook icon links to Binghamton University's Facebook page Instagram

Last Updated: 6/22/10