Science Q&A questions, quizzes and facts

What would happen if the Earth stopped spinning? Why is a green screen green? Do animals get hiccups?

At BBC Science Focus Magazine, our expert panel is ready to help you out and answer as many of the cool science questions you want to send our way.

We've answered thousands of questions over the years, so whether you're looking some quick science quiz questions for the kids, or a few facts that could come in handy down the pub, you're sure to find the answers you're looking for.

From answers to the big questions in science (maybe) or just some fun science facts (definitely) you have found the right spot.

To submit your questions email us at questions@sciencefocus.com (don't forget to include your name and location) or tweet (and follow) @sciencefocusQA

The Human Body

We’ve teamed up with the folks behind BBC World Service’s CrowdScience to answer your questions on one topic - this week it's all about blood types.

Asked by: Yasmin Hayes, London

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Space

Earth’s biggest artificial satellite is visible all year round.

This active meteor shower peaks on 11-13 August.

Astronomy for beginners How can I see the Andromeda Galaxy?

Our galactic neighbour is visible all year from the UK, but clearest during the dark winter months.

Everyday Science

Future Technology

Generating realistic surround sound comes now comes from above and below.

Creating a digital copy of ourselves may sound simple in practice but has the potential to cause complications.

Forced labour from any equal being never ends well, so ethical guidelines are needed to ensure anything with human intelligence is treated with respect.

Nature

Pucker up for this poor swimming, bottom dwelling, big mouthed, waddling fish.

We’ve teamed up with the folks behind BBC World Service’s CrowdScience to answer your questions on one topic - this week it's all about how human noise affects ocean life.

Using conkers to keep spiders away is a centuries-old method of repelling pests, but that doesn't actually mean conkers and spiders can't be friends.

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It all starts with warm, damp air.

Asked by: Neve Sheehan (aged 9), Hove

Asked by: Adam King, Huddersfield