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Ever wondered what is under the desert sands or if deep-sea creatures have a sleep schedule? Then this is the subreddit for you. Packed with a wealth of scientific knowledge curated by a hand-selected Panel of Experts, r/AskScience is the ideal place to let your inquisitiveness run wild.
Do heavily forested regions of the world like the eastern United States experience a noticeable difference in oxygen levels/air quality during the winter months when the trees lose all of their leaves? from askscience
Does the size of a creature, or the size of its eye, affect what can be seen by the "naked eye"? for example, can ants see things we consider microscopic? are ants microscopic to elephants? from askscience
Why is it that during winter it’s not uncommon to have days with abnormally high temperature and summer-like weather, but in the summer it never drops to winter-like weather for a day? from askscience
If we could travel at 99.9% the speed of light, it would take 4 years to get to Alpha Centauri. Would the people on the spaceship feel like they were stuck on board for 4 years or would it feel shorter for them? from askscience