Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Interesting Facts About Science - 002 (#science)(#sciencefacts)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

 Interesting Facts About Science-002

Interesting Facts About Science - 002 (#science)(#sciencefacts)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


• The Universe contains over 100 billion galaxies.


• Wounds infested with maggots heal quickly and without spread of gangrene or other infection.


• More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing.


• The longest glacier in Antarctica, the Almbert glacier, is 250 miles long and 40 miles wide.


• The fastest speed a falling raindrop can hit you is 18mph.


• A salmon-rich, low cholesterol diet means that Inuits rarely suffer from heart disease.


• Inbreeding causes 3 out of every 10 Dalmation dogs to suffer from hearing disability.


• The world’s smallest winged insect, the Tanzanian parasitic wasp, is smaller than the eye of a housefly.


• If the Sun were the size of a beach ball then Jupiter would be the size of a golf ball and the Earth would be as small as a pea.


• It would take over an hour for a heavy object to sink 6.7 miles down to the deepest part of the ocean.


• There are more living organisms on the skin of each human than there are humans on the surface of the earth.


• The grey whale migrates 12,500 miles from the Artic to Mexico and back every year.


• Quasars emit more energy than 100 giant galaxies.


• Quasars are the most distant objects in the Universe.


• The Saturn V rocket which carried man to the Moon develops power equivalent to fifty 747 jumbo jets.


• Koalas sleep an average of 22 hours a day, two hours more than the sloth.


• Light would take .13 seconds to travel around the Earth.


• Neutron stars are so dense that a teaspoonful would weigh more than all the people on Earth.


• One in every 2000 babies is born with a tooth.


• Every hour the Universe expands by a billion miles in all directions.


• Somewhere in the flicker of a badly tuned TV set is the background radiation from the Big Bang.


• The temperature in Antarctica plummets as low as -35 degrees Celsius.


• Space debris travels through space at over 18,000 mph.


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