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What temperature can the sun reach?

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Answer: 15 million degrees Fahrenheit

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Diamonds are made up almost entirely of what element?

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Answer: Carbon
Scientists speculate that diamonds originated from carbon dioxide atoms 100 miles below the Earth's surface more than a billion years ago.

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What is the median Erdős number of Fields Medalists?

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Answer: 3
Of course, as time passes, the smallest Erdős number that can still be achieved will necessarily increase, as mathematicians with low Erdős numbers die and become unavailable for collaboration.

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What natural phenomena are measured by the Richter scale?

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Answer: Earthquakes
The Richter scale measures the size of Earthquakes. The formula, mb = log10(A/T) + Q(D,h), is used. The Richter scale ranges from 1-10. The highest recorded Earthquake was on May 22, 1960 in Southern Chile. The richter scale of this Earthquake was a 9.5.

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How many colors are there in a rainbow?

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Answer: 7
The colors in a rainbow are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. The acronym ROYGBIV is used to remember all of the colors.

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What is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men?

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Answer: Prostate
There are more than 200,000 cases of prostate cancer in the U.S. alone. It mostly effects men over the age of 60.



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