Pre-Continental Divide

What name is given to the super-continent that existed from the late Paleozoic to the late Triassic periods before it broke apart into the the continents we know today? Answer: …

A Royal Distinction

Which genetic disease is known as the “royal disease” due to its prevalence in royal families of the 19th and 20th centuries from Europe to Asia? Answer: Hempophilia

Unsold Naming Rights

What is the atomic number of the synthetic element that was named in honor of Albert Einstein? Answer: 99 (Einsteinium)

Mouse Tracks

The first computer mouse, or “X-Y position indicator for a display system”, was patented in 1970 and appeared on the Alto computer system in 1973. What company produced the Alto? …

Little Pieces

The stapes bone is the smallest bone in the human body measuring approximately.11 inches in length. Where in the human body would you find the stapes bone? Answer: the ear

Hairy Situations

Located near the root of human hair follicles, the arrector pili muscles are responsible for what phenomenon? Answer: Goosebumps

Group Effort

What term is used to describe a group of similar cells that work together to perform a specific function, such as muscle or nerve cells? Answer: Tissue

The Hole Issue

What is the name of the theoretical boundary around a black hole, beyond which nothing can escape, including light? Answer: The Event Horizon

Solar Spin

What Italian physicist, sometimes called the father of observational astronomy, ran afowl with the Catholic Church in 1615 because he championed Copernican heliocentrism? Galileo Galilei