- What famous sequence of numbers can be used to convert miles into kilometers?
- Fibonacci
- What mathematical expression defines pi?
- C / D (Circumference / Diameter)
- Who are the two people credited for inventing Calculus?
- Newton and Leibniz
- What is the more common term for the Einstein-Rosen bridge that has fascinated implications for time travel?
- Wormhole
- Which element has the highest melting point?
- Tungsten
- What is the lightest organ in humans?
- Lung
- How many elements occur naturally on Earth? How many are only produced synthetically?
- 98, 20
- Which elements are liquid at room temperature?
- Mercury, Bromine
- Renal calculus is not a branch of mathematics but a fancy name for what painful addiction?
- Kidney stones
- Which animal can live the longest without water?
- Giraffe
- Which physicist proved that the universe was not infinite by showing that if it were, the sky would be as bright as the sun in every direction?
- Heinrich Olbers
- What namesake thought experiment intended to demonstrate the limitation of the Second Law of Thermodynamics features a malevolent creature opening doors in a chamber?
- Maxwell's Demon
- Who was theman credited first for proving that there are an infinite number of prime numbers?
- Euclid
- Prove the infinitude of primes.
- Multiply all the prime numbers and add one.
- By which process can a liquid or gas be cooled below its freezing point without it being frozen?
- Supercooling
- Where is the tympanic membrane found?
- The ear
- What SI unit measures electrical resistance?
- Ohms
- At what temperature are Fahrenheit and Celsius equal?
- -40 degrees
- What is the compound that makes chili peppers hot and what scale measures the potency of said peppers?
- Capsaicin, Scoville
- What unusual prize ceremony closes with "If you didn't win a prize - and especially if you did - better luck next year?"
- Ig Nobel prize
- Where would you find the macula in your body?
- The eye
- How much energy is retained through each trophic level?
- 10%
- What is the chemical formula for bleach?
- NaClO
- Which salt of a naturally occurring amino acid is infamous for its supposed negative effects and use in a particular Eastern cuisine?
- MSG (monosodium glutamate)
- What property describes the manner in which order in a closed system turns to disorder?
- Entropy
- What law describes the nature of the reaction between electric circuits and magnetic fields?
- Faraday's Law
- How are Sunflowers and the Golden ratio related?
- Sunflower seeds spiral at an angle equal to the golden ratio
- What is the 4th perfect number (a number that is the product of its divisors)?
- 8128
- What is the name of the geometric object generated by y = 1/x, for x>= 1, that has a finite volume but infinite surface area?
- Gabriel's Horn
- Who proved that there are no positive integers x, y, and z greater than 2 such that x^n + y^n = z^n
- Andrew Wiles
- A system of linear equations that has the same number of equations and variables can be solved using which special rule?
- Cramer's
- What law states that work and heat are both forms of energy transfer?
- First Law of Thermodynamics
- How many valence electrons does the element radon have?
- 8
- What is the curve on the surface of a substance that is produced in response to the surface of the container it is present in?
- Meniscus
- What are the stages of Mitosis?
- Prophase, prometaphase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, cytokinesis
- The only penguin species that lives north ofthe equator are found on and named for what islands?
- Galapagos
- How many bones do humans have as children and adults, respectively? Please write in the form "children X, adults Y"
- children 300, adults 206
- Which planet is the hottest in our solar system?
- Venus
- What condition renders the individual completely conscious but completely paralyzed - save for their eyeballs?
- Locked-in syndrome
- What is the common name for Hansen's disease?
- Leprosy
- What is the electromagnetic spectrum, in order from shortest to longest waves?
- Gamma, X-Ray, Ultraviolet, Visible, Infrared, Micro, Radio
- What is the common name given to a mixture of three parts of concentrated hydrochloric acid and one part concentrated nitric acid?
- Aqua regia
- What is the answer to life, the universe, and everything?
- 42
- What's the name of a prime number that can be written in the form 2^p - 1?
- Mersenne prime
- What is the lightest element without any stable isotopes?
- Technetium
- What is the only type of rock to float on water?
- Pumice
- How much Force power can Yoda output, ignoring the prequel movies?
- 19.2 kW