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2014-10-30 Entomology (Study of Bugs) - Mystery Bug:

Dear Lucy - This is a small fly, it appears to be in the family Drosophilidae (vinegar/pomace flies; often but erroneously called fruit flies). One of the commonest species is Drosophila melanogaster,

2014-10-30 Relativity - Has Special Relativity Been Proved Wrong In The Following?:

No, the displayed time of a physical clock is not Lorentz invariant.  A clock travelling at the speed of light would be stopped with respect to the frame of reference in which the speed is c.     Certain

2014-10-30 Wildlife - Deer with something stuck on her foot/ankle:

Hi Ann,    You may need to contact your local Division of Fish & Wildlife and bring it to their attention. Game managers may need to sedate the deer to safely remove the plastic from its leg and to assess

2014-10-30 Relativity - Has Special Relativity Been Proved Wrong In The Following?:

Yes, I read your question.  You have an argument that you believe is valid. But experiment trumps argument. When you argue with Mother Nature, you must lose. She doesn't care whether we understand her

2014-10-30 Geography - Sight:

This is a 'that depends' question.    It depends on how high your bare eyes are off the ground.      Round Earth: For an observer on the ground with eye level at h = 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m), the horizon is

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