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Scientific Facts Yet to be Explained

  1. Jun 19, 2006 #1
    If anyone knows any scientific facts that haven't yet been expained by science please post them here.

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    Flight

    Flight of Bees and Butterflies.
     
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    Moon Illusion and Star Illusion

    The moon looks larger (i.e. closer) when near the horizon than when in the sky. The stars look further away at the horizon than in the sky.
     
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    siddharth

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    high-temperature superconductivity
     
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    Ivan Seeking

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    thanks ivan seeking.
     
  9. Jun 19, 2006 #8

    Ivan Seeking

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    You're welcome. :biggrin:
     
  10. Jun 19, 2006 #9

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    Self-replicating coathangers. (Don't try to tell me it doesn't happen; I have a closet full of the fartin' things and I started with 3. :grumpy: )
     
  11. Jun 19, 2006 #10

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    You must have all the ones that mysteriously dissapear from mine.
     
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    Ivan Seeking

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    The cold fusion bit isn't quite accurate. As I read the report, there was a consensus that there seems to be an anomaly buried in the results that people have gotten, but I don't think there is any good [or much] evidence that fusion is the reason. This is linked in the Credible Anomalies Napster linked above.

    Also, we know how bees fly now.
     
  14. Jun 19, 2006 #13

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    I always seem to be short on hangers. Maybe they're just migrating.
     
  15. Jun 19, 2006 #14

    Moonbear

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    :confused: If it hasn't been explained by science yet, how is it a scientific fact?
     
  16. Jun 19, 2006 #15

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    You can make valid and consistent observations of a phenomenon without knowing the cause behind it.
     
  17. Jun 19, 2006 #16
    i took a look at ivan's list, and all the things i had to say were there... EDIT: founk 'spook' lights: http://www.unmuseum.org/spookl.htm

    i just wanted to add that the most interesting phenomenon ive stumbled upon was lightning balls -it was on ivan's list, but i wanted to highlight this one, because it's so wierd and beautiful.
    here is a simulated image of the lightning ball: http://www.unmuseum.org/ballite.jpg
    they haven't said it on this quoted part, so i'll add it - lightning balls are know to pass through closed windows, they usually travel horizontally, though the may ascend or descend too, they have been roported to brush against living things and scorch them a little (not making burns)...

    this is VERY interesting too: http://www.chukanovenergy.com/index.php?section=27
    i found an image too.
    [​IMG]

    another picture may be found here, along with a long explanation from the one who shot it.
    http://www.ernmphotography.com/Pages/Ball_Lightning/Ball_Lightning_ErnM.html
     
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