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2014-10-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - slow small bug on bedsheet:

Dear Sharon - This appears to be a larva of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Anthrenus. This genus includes several pest species, including the varied carpet beetle, Anthrenus verbasci

2014-10-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - fleas!:

Andy,    The best way to control fleas is with topical flea meds like Frontline or oral meds like Capstar (see for details), these won't harm the spiders. Flea

2014-10-21 Physics - Orbits and Gravitation pull in space:

Hello Andres,    In general, the answer is that the part that broke off would stay in its original orbit. An exception might be if it broke off because it was hit by something. Then it might just move

2014-10-21 Physics - Earths rotation and revolution:

There's a ridiculous amount of evidence for the Earth's rotation.  The Earth is 6370 km wide and the space station orbits it every 90 minutes from just 200-400 km above its surface, so it's very difficult

2014-10-21 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - What is this insect?!:

Hi, Jennifer:    Thank you for including the image with your question.    These are "camel crickets," and they are indeed related to grasshoppers, true crickets, and katydids, all in the order Orthoptera


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