The article explains the concept behind the notorious OpenSSL bug dubbed Heartbleed.
Hello members of the Science group, Some people awhile back asked for a list of transistion fossils.
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I heard many times that in fact power output of the Sun is very low compared to it's size. But people usually consider Sun as something monstrous with...
Triangulum brought to my attention this amazing article which I had to reply to... Enjoy :)
A-level Biology exam tomorrow. Wish me luck guys!
Scientific education in the U.S. is utterly pathetic. I transferred between states which had different classes in different years (another problem with the U.S. education system, all the states are different) and thus stuck me in a Chemistry class with 11th graders in it, even though it's usually meant for 10th graders. These are 17-18 year olds, yet their scores are so incomprehensibly low in science that today we had to do worksheets on basic algebra (I mean BASIC, BASIC algebra, like x+3=9, x=?) in order to progress. We're headed into dire straits, my friends >_<
Lets build a transdimensional portal and jump through. Lets hope we enter a dimension where the basic IQ is far above 90 or so...
Basic scientific knowledge quiz, if you get a single one wrong apparently you didn't pay attention in middle school.
(yes I actually got 13/13, only 7% of people got that score)
But then again, I am an Asian...
I got 12/13 because I have never heard of the term "fracking" We learn it in England as "cracking" I.e. cracking alkanes to alkenes give smaller more useful molecules using the catalyst alumina, silica at temperatures of 600-700 degrees c
Hmm. But now that I think about it, is Fracking the combination of the fractional distillation and catalytic cracking? I should have considered that before making the answer. oees wells.
But the idea of getting a single one wrong does not imply you did not pay attention in middle school. Lmao
Got 12/13 xP
For my defense I have to say that I misunderstood some questions due to my lack in my vocabulary, so I had to think a bit. But Fracking was the only thing I had to look for because I never heard that term and so I had no idea what that was (and we never had that in school either).
I messed up with the chemical reaction, a pretty stupid mistake. I spontaniously selected sugar dissolving, but nail rusting was actually corrosion - I confused it. *facepalm*
Second question I got wrong was about how scientists test antibiotics. I thought they would give all testsubjects a sample, but I had no idea.
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