Science Questions

Science questions are a fun and interesting way to learn about planet Earth, organisms and the universe. In this section you'll find an incredible collection of science questions covering a wide variety of topics.


Weird, Wacky and Wonderful: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Dive into stories on enormous dinosaur tracks, foreign accent syndrome and tech memes in this week's highlights of the latest podcasts and articles at HowStuffWorks.

Strange, Stunning and Silly: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

In this week's compilation of HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles, a desert in California erupts with color and Comic Sans actually has redeeming qualities.

Mind-blowing, Mysterious and Maddening: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed

Check out a compilation of the coolest new podcasts and articles at HowStuffWorks, featuring barbers who use fire as clippers and a venomous mammalian ancestor.

Super, Surprising and Strange: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Check out these HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles, featuring topics ranging from nearly indestructible "water bears" to a new Dead Sea scrolls cave!

Fascinating, Fun and Freaky: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A compilation of the coolest new podcasts, videos and articles at HowStuffWorks.

Weird, Wacky and Wonderful: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A compilation of the coolest new podcasts, videos and articles at HowStuffWorks.

Curious, Cool and Captivating: Our Best Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A compilation of the coolest new podcasts, videos and articles at HowStuffWorks.

Why It's Important That NASA Studies Both Earth and Outer Space

President-elect Trump has proposed cutting the agency's Earth science budget. But doing so could negatively impact construction, farming and infrastructure projects.

How Applause Starts and Spreads Is Oddly Scientific

The practice of clapping to show our approval is an ancient one. But recent research suggests that applause actually spreads like a contagious disease.

What Do Scientists Think of Science Coverage in the Media?

Very often, media coverage of scientific studies is misleading or just plain wrong. What do scientists think would make it better?