More Science Trivia
Planet. The planet formerly known as "Pluto" was named for the Roman god of the underworld.
Footcandle. One foot-candle is equal to 10.76391 lux.
Environmental Protection. Pollution in China has made cancer a leading cause of death in 30 cities and 78 counties.
Eratosthenes. Eratosthenes used geometry, trigonometry, and a well in Alexandria, Egypt, to calculate the earth's diameter.
Oxygen. The chemical formula of water is H2O.
Newton's Third Law. Newton's Third Law says that action and reaction are simultaneous.