"J" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

srs


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

All correct answers will begin with the letter "J."

Full Results:

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1 srs 376 99 15
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2 UllspergerA 368 97 15
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3 MyrowitzJ 367 95 15
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4 jonah 353 93 15
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5 LuskT 352 91 15
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6 GrahamJ 350 88 15
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6 StevenC 350 88 15
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8 Kloefkorn 349 85 00
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9 RautY 339 83 15
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10 Abhi 330 81 15
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11 GrubbC 328 79 15
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12 Shosin 313 77 15
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13 DreyfusB 312 75 15
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14 DixonD 311 73 15
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15 FeitelD 306 71 15
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16 WinchellV 292 69 15
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17 BClemens 290 67 15
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18 ShapiroA 283 65 15
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19 Jon 279 62 15
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19 ThomasA 279 62 15
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21 GingerNinja 274 59 00
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22 JeziorskiM 271 56 15
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22 VenguswamyK 271 56 15
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24 McClintockJ 269 53 15
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25 LivenickT 262 51 00
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26 RichmondJ 253 49 00
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27 BringMoreLegos 252 47 15
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28 Eponine 250 45 15
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29 Vintsanity 248 43 15
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30 ElendilPickle 247 41 00
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31 WattsR 241 39 15
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32 PeterB 225 37 15
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33 helene 210 35 15
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34 MoyseyC 208 33 15
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35 MyersB 193 31 00
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36 ChengB 185 29 15
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37 KleinJ 182 26 15
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37 DouglasLovesVixey 182 26 15
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39 HessJa 176 23 15
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40 JCEurovision 172 21 00
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41 akambour 167 18 15
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41 DFisher 167 18 15
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43 Bup 156 15 15
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44 WeinbergD 155 13 15
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45 randalleng 149 11 00
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46 bmrafferty 147 9 15
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47 HolstJ 145 7 15
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48 ZhangM 139 5 15
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49 BednarczukJ 136 3 15
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50 JonesRW 34 1 00
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Questions:

What name is given to the narrow bands of strong westerly wind in the upper atmosphere that reside at the boundaries of hot and cold air?

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jet streams

What English physicist, often hailed as the "father of immunology," is most famous for pioneering the smallpox vaccine?

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Edward Jenner

What term collectively identifies the group of veins that carry deoxygenated blood from the brain back to the heart? The term can also denote anything related to the throat or neck.

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jugular

Whose eponymous heating law relating current (I), resistance (R), and power (P) is often expressed as P = I2R?

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James Prescott Joule

Identify the tree, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, pictured here.

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jacaranda

What name has been redacted in the linked image?

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Juan de Fuca

Along with Lord Rayleigh, what physicist lends his name to the long wavelength approximation of the Planck function? His other eponyms include the instability that causes interstellar clouds to collapse and form stars.

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James Hopwood Jeans

What part of the small intestine, which measures about 2.5 m in adult humans, lies directly between the duodenum and the ilium?

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jejunum

The first artificial heart to be implanted in a human was named after what scientist who worked on its development while he was a student at the University of Utah?

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Robert Jarvik

What physicist, former chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and current president of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was the second African American woman to earn a PhD in physics (after Willie Hobbs Moore)?

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Shirley Ann Jackson

What three word term from psychophysics denotes the smallest change in stimuli that is able to be perceived?

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just noticeable difference

What rock, a microcrystalline form of quartz, can come in a variety of colors (e.g. yellow, red, green, brown) depending on the makeup of the original sediment from which it was formed? Biggs Junction, Oregon and Bruneau Canyon in Idaho are home to notable namesake varieties.

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jasper