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Old 08-18-2016, 08:24 PM   #1
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Science word of the day

Today's word is nummulite.
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Old 08-18-2016, 09:14 PM   #2
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cummingtonite
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Old 08-18-2016, 10:56 PM   #3
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Tensegrity

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Old 08-19-2016, 01:42 PM   #4
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Re: Science word of the day

Coprolite.

Hard science.
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Old 08-19-2016, 04:52 PM   #5
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Hydrology.

Also, this made me giggle: https://www.xkcd.com/1662/
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Old 08-19-2016, 05:11 PM   #6
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Kilogram.

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Old 08-19-2016, 05:22 PM   #7
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The google image search for kilometer is completely different than the google image search for kilometre. They must be different things.
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Old 08-19-2016, 05:38 PM   #8
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There are no kilometers in Canada.
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Old 08-20-2016, 02:15 PM   #9
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Angiosperm – a seed plant that produces flowers.
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Old 08-20-2016, 04:01 PM   #10
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Fractal.
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Old 08-22-2016, 02:31 PM   #11
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Capillary action.
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:45 PM   #12
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Old 08-22-2016, 10:55 PM   #13
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Uranus
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Old 08-23-2016, 10:58 AM   #14
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Uranus
Naughty.

In an un-scientific way though.

I could say cock for the sake of science. Which was first, the cock or the oval ball?
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Old 08-23-2016, 11:05 AM   #15
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Always hate it when other people are getting a joke and I don't.
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Old 08-24-2016, 03:45 AM   #16
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Tungsten.

As in, there's some tungsten uranus.
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Old 08-24-2016, 06:40 AM   #17
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Peristalsis = keep it movin'
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Old 08-24-2016, 03:28 PM   #18
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Fly.
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Old 08-24-2016, 03:29 PM   #19
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Phenotype
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Old 08-24-2016, 03:35 PM   #20
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Marx?

Piltdown.
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Old 08-24-2016, 04:16 PM   #21
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Marx?

Piltdown.
Demarcation. (problem)

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Old 08-26-2016, 03:53 AM   #22
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neoteny
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Old 08-26-2016, 09:54 AM   #23
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Urine.

I beg you to take it seriously.

Only mammals piss, for example.

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Old 08-26-2016, 11:07 AM   #24
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Geneotype
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:11 AM   #25
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Axiomatic
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