"H" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

LiptonM
Woof!


Runner(s)-Up:

GrubbC
festina lente


Quiz Description

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

Full Results:

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1 LiptonM 495 98 15
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2 GrubbC 482 95 15
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3 jonah 473 93 15
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4 MyrowitzJ 450 90 15
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5 UllspergerA 434 87 15
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6 RosenbergR 391 85 00
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7 GrahamJ 369 82 00
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8 LuskT 360 79 15
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9 DangerussW 358 77 15
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10 GottschlichA 340 72 15
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10 RautY 340 72 15
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12 Shosin 337 68 15
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13 WeinbergD 324 66 00
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14 HessJa 309 63 15
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15 MoyseyC 300 60 15
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16 WeikleB 293 58 15
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17 DixonD 284 55 15
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18 DreyfusB 261 52 15
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19 HolstJ 254 50 15
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20 YangP 242 47 15
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21 NeffJ 229 44 15
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22 KingJA 223 40 15
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22 VenguswamyK 223 40 00
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24 PrincipeC 218 35 15
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26 MyersB 212 31 15
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27 AdamKing 179 28 15
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29 MatthewsP 149 22 15
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32 SaferMR 107 14 00
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33 Eponine 93 12 15
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34 jp8635 90 9 15
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Questions:

With a name meaning "salt producing," what group of the periodic table includes fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, astatine, and maybe ununseptium?

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halogens

Micro black holes, which have yet to be observed, are thought to evaporate due to the emission of what radiation at their event horizons?

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Hawking radiation

In quantum mechanics, what operator denoted by the letter H typically corresponds to the total energy of a system? In classical mechanics, this quantity is equivalent to the sum of the kinetic and potential energy of a system.

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Hamiltonian

What data structure used to implement an associative array employs an eponymous function to map keys to an array index and thus to its associated value?

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hash table

What 1952 experiment demonstrated that when bacteriophages infected bacteria, the phage's DNA entered the bacterial cell while its protein did not? This lent credence to the notion that DNA is the genetic material.

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Hershey-Chase Experiment

What word names both a plant noted for its flagrant purple flowers and a mineral also known as bloodstone?

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heliotrope

German for "holy appearance," what word denotes the optical phenomenon of a bright spot appearing around the shadow of the viewer's head?

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heiligenschein

Name the doubly eponymous equation seen here.

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Henderson–Hasselbalch equation

What German anatomist lends his name to the portion of a nephron labeled "7" in the linked image?

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Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle

A nucleosome is a structure consisting of DNA wound around eight protein cores. What protein family, which also encompasses "linker" varieties, forms these cores?

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histones

Imagine a conductor placed in a magnetic field and with a current flowing through it. The magnetic field exerts a Lorentz force on the electrons, causing them to build up on one side of the conductor. As a result, there is a nonzero potential difference across the conductor. This phenomenon is known as what effect?

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Hall effect

What thick dust storm that occurs in the Sahara desert and the across the Arabian peninsula is often caused by the collapse of a thunderstorm?

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haboob