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Saturday, March 13, 2010

10 Amazing Facts

The Universe is full of truly amazing and in-ordinary things. Facts that a human mind can sometimes never imagine. Here are some...

  1. Astronauts get taller when they're in space.
  2. Did you know that sunspots can sing?
  3. Did you know that the moon is slowly drifting away from us 3.8 cm every year?
  4. Can you believe that Earth has at least 4 moons?
  5. Saturn’s density is so low that if you put it into water, it would float.
  6. The Sun makes up 99.86% of the Solar System's mass! That means that all the planets put together as well as all the asteroids only make up about 0.14% of the Solar System's mass
  7. Just a pinhead of the Sun's raw material could kill someone up to 160 kilometers away!
  8. The sunlight we see today started out in the core of the Sun 30,000 years ago.
  9. If two pieces of metal touch in space, they become permanently stuck together.
  10. The full cost of a spacesuit is about $11 million.

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