Top 10 science facts Selected as the most interesting among science related questions in Science quiz Where is The Encyclopaedia Britannica produced?Chicago. The Britannica is the oldest English-language encyclopaedia still being produced (currently only in the online version). It was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 1901, after it was taken over by an American firm, the Britannica shortened and simplified articles to broaden its appeal in the North American market. Although publication has been based in the United States since 1901, the Britannica has largely maintained British spelling.Created by: globalquiz.orgbooks facts » Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.Created by: globalquiz.organcient Greece facts » What serves as a natural "tape recording" of the history of the Earth's magnetic field reversals?Ocean floor. In 1950s scientists discovered zebra-like pattern of the ocean floor magnetic polarity. It turned out that stripes of rock parallel to the mid-ocean ridge crest alternate in magnetic polarity (normal-reversed-normal, etc.), suggesting that they were formed during different epochs documenting the normal and reversal episodes of the Earth's magnetic field.Created by: globalquiz.orgtectonics facts » In order to protect seeds of the edible plants, the Global Seed Vault has been built. Where is it located?Spitsbergen permafrost. The Svalbrad Global Seed Vault (norw. Svalbrad globale frøhvelv) is located Svalbrad archipelago, at the Sptisbergen Island in Norway. It has been built to safely store seeds of edible plants from all over the world in case of any cataclism. Vault located is in the tunnel digged in the permafrost. Currently over 1.5 mln specimens are storedCreated by: lanusienkaNorway facts » What is the name of this butterfly species?Neopalpa donaldtrumpi. This butterfly species has been descoverd in 2017 by Canadian Vazrick Nazari. He called it this way because of similarity to Trump's hairstyle.Created by: Alicja Turostowskapresidents of the United States facts » Schrödinger's cat is an experiment in the field of science;Quantum mechanics. Schrödinger's cat is a thought experiment, sometimes described as a paradox, devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. It illustrates what he saw as the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics applied to everyday objects. Created by: Tschukacats facts » What was the name of the first and only Soviet space shuttle?Buran (Snowstorm or Blizzard) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet Buran programme. OK-1K1 completed one unmanned spaceflight in 1988, and was destroyed in 2002 It remains the only Soviet reusable spacecraft to be launched into space. Created by: Tschukatechnical facts » Brass is an alloy made of ...Zinc and copper. Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can vary to create different types of brass alloys with varying mechanical and electrical properties.Created by: Tschukametals facts » What are the possible remnants of supernovae?Neutron stars or black holes. Supernovas occur through Massive Stars core to collapse on itself due to the star being unable to sustain its core against its own gravity. This causes violent expulsion of the outer layers of the star resulting in a supernova. However if the explosion is weak enough, the star may collapse into a black hole or neutron star with little radiated energy.Created by: Denis Ferencphysics facts » What is typically the colour of a flight recorder, commonly known as a black box?Orange. Although it is called the black box, it is actually orange, to make it easier to find in case of accident. The black box was designed by an Australian engineer David Warren.Created by: Ninjaicolors facts » Play science quiz and see all the questions.