Chork's Puzzles

Welcome to Chork's Puzzles (Revived)! Feeling inspired to create my own puzzles again, I've decided to set new challenging puzzles to boggle you all once again! (:

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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Chork's Puzzle 36

Difficulty Rating: 5

Chork gives a really knowledgeable look and hands you the next puzzle. You look at it and gasp. Isn't this science notes? ): "Well, not really," grinned Chork, "if you are quick enough you can solve for the names of a Greek god and a Greek goddess."

---------------Chork's Science Notes---------------

Girls are generally born with more fat cells than boys.
Ornithology is the study of marine animals.
Decibels is the unit of measurement for the frequency of sound.
Dynamos were invented by Ernest Rutherford.

Epsilon, the 5th letter of the Greek alphabet, is used as the symbol of the permittivity of a medium.
Stratosphere is higher up in the Earth's atmosphere than mesosphere.
Strontium is more chemically reactive than calcium.

Ohm is the unit of measurement for reactance.
Filaments in light bulbs are usually made of nickel.
Deimos is a moon orbiting the planet Uranus.
Electroscopes are used to measure static charge.
Solder is an alloy of copper and zinc.

Infra-red has a higher frequency than microwaves.
Radius is a bone in the forearm.
Ethology is the study of insects.
Argon is the most common noble gas found in the air we breathe in.

Nb is the chemical symbol for niobium.
Dimenhydrinate is the scientific name for a drug used to prevent hair loss.
Bacillus are straight and rod-shaped.

Etymology is the study of word origins.
Ailurophobia is the fear of dogs.
Ungulates are animals with toes.
The explosion that is said to have begun the universe is the Big Bang.
Yttrium has atomic number 39.

Which Greek god and goddess is he referring to?
If you know the answer, post it in the comments section of this post.


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