Science Knowledge

Answer these fairly easy scientific questions
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What is the common abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid?
DNA
A covalent bond is when two atoms share_______
A pair/s of electrons
Who developed the model of the atom which includes multiple energy levels for electrons?
Niels Bohr
Which hugely underrated Scottish Physicist worked at the University of Edinburgh developing a connection between electricity and magnetism, now referred to as electromagnetism?
James Clerk Maxwell
What is the name of the Japanese space agency (Japan's version of NASA)?
JAXA
A substrate binds to what section of an enzyme?
The active site
Tritium is an Isotope of which element?
Hydrogen
Who was the first man on the moon?
Neil Armstrong
Who did research into the nature of light in the early 1900's and deduced that light travels as particles called photons?
Albert Einstein
Question
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What is the velocity of radio waves?
3*10^8 metres per second
How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach Earth?
8 minutes
What is the smallest significant constant in the world?
Planck's constant
Russia has a larger surface area than what large celestial body once assumed to be a planet?
Pluto
A vector has magnitude and ________
direction
Acceleration is caused by what?
An unbalanced force
Who is the Nobel prize named after?
Alfred Nobel
The energy acquired by an electron passed through a voltage of 1 Volt is called what?
An electron-volt
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Level 68
Jan 6, 2020
Couldn't just "Planck" be accepted, and "force"? For consistency with other Jetpunk quizzes.