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Zidbits – Learn something new everyday! | September 2, 2014

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Why Is Pluto No Longer A Planet?

April 18, 2011 | 2

A decision that was made during an astronomers assembly that killed Pluto’s status as a planet. Today we’re going to explore why they did it.Read More

Why Can’t Anything Go Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

April 17, 2011 | 67

Einstein once called the speed of light “The Universe’s speed limit”. So what is it, and is it possible that he could be wrong?Read More

How Do Nuclear Power Plants Work?

April 4, 2011 | 2

Thanks to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many are wondering exactly how nuclear power plants work. We’ve provided a layman explanation.Read More

Do you really only use 10% of your brain?

March 27, 2011 | 1

You hear this claim all the time, most recently, in the movie ‘Limitless’. So, is it true or a myth? Do you only use 10% of your brain power? Let’s find out.Read More

A Layman’s Guide To String Theory

March 19, 2011 | 4

What is string theory and why is it so hyped? Is it science? We’re going to attempt to provide a layman’s explanation for this controversial theory.Read More

Can an earthquake shift the Earth’s axis?

March 14, 2011 |

With the earthquake in Japan, some sources report that the earthquakes were so powerful, that they caused a shift or tilt in Earth’s axis. Is it true?Read More

Can A Human Be Frozen And Brought Back To Life?

February 21, 2011 | 52

We see it all the time in movies and TV shows. Someone is frozen and brought back to life. It’s called cryonics. Is there any actual science behind it? Read More

Can Humans Breathe Liquids?

February 9, 2011 | 5

We see examples of humans breathing liquids in sci-fi movies. They get immersed in an exotic fluid solution and don’t drown. Is this really possible?Read More

Why Aren’t We Exploring The Galaxy Yet?

February 2, 2011 | 4

We discuss the possibility of exploring the galaxy, energy requirements, antimatter, FTL travel and warp drive. Can we ever travel to the stars?Read More

Do Mosquitoes Prefer A Certain Blood Type?

January 8, 2011 | 4

If you are a somewhat sporty, have type O blood and are not as skinny as you used to be, then your paranoia is confirmed. Mosquitoes are indeed out to get you.Read More

Life Without the Moon?

January 1, 2011 | 1

What would the Earth be like without the Moon? How would it affect life on Earth? How much benefit does having the moon give us?Read More

Is The North Pole Is Moving?

December 30, 2010 | 2

According to National Geographic, a new research study shows that the magnetic North Pole is changing positions at a surprisingly quick pace.Read More