Dr. Universe: How are coins made? -Dahlia, 10, Olympia, WArcwebber
Dr. Universe: What creature has lived on Earth the longest and is still alive until today? -Tracie, 12, Singaporercwebber
Dr. Universe: Why do we have a tailbone? -Tyler, 15, East Liverpool, Englandrcwebber
At the very bottom of the human spine is a bone that sticks out a bit called the coccyx (cox-ix). We sometimes call it the “tailbone,” but it is actually made up of several different spinal bones.
In some animals that actually have tails, those different bones at the bottom of the spine help them move their tail around. But in humans, those bones partially fused together.Read More ...
Dear Dr. Universe: Why do flowers smell so nice? – Miles, 5rcwebber
Dear Dr. Universe: How many different types of plankton are there? Are there freshwater plankton? – Arielle, 11rcwebber
Why do we have different feelings? - Charan and Aishwarya V., 10 & 8, Rutherford, New Jerseyrcwebber
Dear Charan and Aishwarya,
Imagine you are playing a game of soccer and your best friend is on the opposing team. The sun is out, you are having a great time, and you score the winning goal. You’d probably feel pretty happy and so would your team.Read More ...
How do animals get to islands? -Jax, 8, Wash.rcwebber
Animals make their journeys to islands in different ways. Some float. Some fly. Others will swim.Read More ...
Dear Dr. Universe: What color are our stars? -Mira, 8, Ontariorcwebber
Just the other night, I grabbed my binoculars and looked up to the starry sky. At first the stars looked white, but when I looked closer I noticed some appeared more blue and red.Read More ...
Why do we hear the sea in a seashell? -Steve, Minnewaska School, Minnesotarcwebber
Whenever us cats go to the beach, we tend to keep a safe distance from the water and like to explore the shore. I once stumbled upon a big, beautiful pink and white seashell.Read More ...
Why do we get brain freezes -Hannah, 9, Monroe Elementaryrcwebber
You’re enjoying some ice cream, when suddenly you feel a pain in your head that hurts a whole lot. It’s like it came out of nowhere, and in a matter of seconds, it’s gone.Read More ...