Quarks to Quasars

Space is not empty; it’s thought to be buzzing with “virtual particles” popping in and out of existence.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

The relatively small Halley’s comet weighs as much as 665 Empire State Buildings.
Pink is not an actual color. It is white light without the color green.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

If you removed all of the space between the atoms and molecules that make up the Empire State Building, the building would be reduced to the size of a grain of rice.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

Even though the Voyager 1 spacecraft is traveling at 10 miles per second through space, it would still take it 70,000 years to reach the nearest star.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

Betelgeuse, a red giant star that forms the right arm of the constellation Orion, is 800 times larger than our sun.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

It takes light 100,000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.
For every person there are roughly 170 million insects.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

One third of the world’s population has never made a telephone call.

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Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president to have been born in a hospital.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

The largest recorded tsunami was a wave 1,720 feet tall – over a quarter mile high. It struck Lituya Bay, Alaska, in 1958.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

When you take one step, you are using up to 200 muscles.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

Giraffes and humans have the same number of bones in their necks: seven.

(Source: news.discovery.com)

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