Do you still think science can explain everything?
There are even fairly well-known phenomena, processes that, for some reason, are not explained by science.
Below we present a list of 18 phenomena that no one is able to answer.
Why are we yawning?
What is the secret of the Menar Jonban Mosque?
A mosque in Iran, built in 1316, called Menar Jonban (swinging minarets) has two minarets. The design was designed in such a way that both minarets swing in time.
After careful examination and excavation of the building's foundations, no connection was found between the two minarets. Similar architectural structures are found in other mosques in Iran and India. Scientists still don't know how to explain this phenomenon.
Why is the temperature of the sun's corona higher than that of the sun's surface?
Researchers are at a loss as to why the layers of the sun's atmosphere (corona) are several million degrees hotter than on the surface of the sun.
Why is there a placebo effect?
Why tablets without any medicinal properties can help a sick person?
Why are only 10% of people left-handed?
Why are people divided into right-handed and left-handed?
Scientists are unable to explain which mechanisms or organs are responsible for separating people into right-handed and left-handed people.
Why do hurricanes happen on Saturn?
A massive hurricane on Saturn is 20 times larger than any largest hurricane on Earth.
Earth's hurricanes form on warm oceans and scatter over cold waters. But there are no oceans on Saturn at all. So why are there hurricanes?
How do birds find their way?
Many bird species migrate across the planet every year without the aid of a GPS, map or compass. Despite numerous versions, scientists cannot unequivocally explain how they do it.
How do butterflies find their way?
Danaida monarch butterflies migrate many thousands of kilometers every year, just like birds.
Plus, they only live for about six months. This means that those butterflies that fly back are the children of those who flew first.
How do these very small creatures know where to fly?
Where does the "Wow" signal come from?
On August 15, 1977, a strong narrowband radio signal from space was captured at the Perkins Observatory, USA.
Jerry R. Eiman was the first to identify the signal that was named "Wow".
What is the nature of earthquake flares?
White or bluish flares are observed just before strong earthquakes, and they last for a few seconds.
The theories put forward by scientists are very different:
- Piezoelectric phenomena
- Friction heating
- Phosphine (gas) emissions
But, none of the theories has been fully proven.
What is gravity?
Around 1666, Newton described the action of gravity using his law of universal gravitation, but scientists still do not understand how this force is formed, its essence.
Why does the moon seem more high in the sky?
Aristotle began to study this optical illusion in the 4th century.
It is generally accepted that this is a kind of optical effect that acts the other way around. However, this theory is also questioned.
How do cats purr?
No special organ responsible for purring has been found in felines.
What is the nature of the lights in the Mekong River?
The so-called "Nag Fireballs" are a phenomenon that occurs every autumn (more often in October) on the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand.
Luminous balls rise from the depths of the river the size of a red hen's egg. The balls fly up to a height of 10-20 m and disappear.
Why are the fireflies in Great Smoky Mountains Park glowing in sync?
An unusual species of fireflies lives in the United States, Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains Park.Every June, the local beetles put on an incredible show: they not only glow like ordinary fireflies, but do it in sync.
How did Stephen Hawking live for 72 years?
Stephen William Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at the age of 21. The doctors then said that he would not live more than 2 years. In January 2015 he will be 73 years old.
For your information! Living a long life is not the only thing that an unusual person has achieved. Stephen William Hawking became a professor of mathematics, the world's most famous theoretical physicist in the study of the Big Bang and black holes.
How is living matter created from inanimate matter?
Since ancient times, humanity has been trying to figure out exactly how this process takes place.
Evolution, in which inorganic components are formed into living matter, is called abiogenesis, but much in this theory remains in question.