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Huamn’s ability to explore and understand the workings of the world is what separates us from every other species. Through analysis and exploration of science, we have evolved over many millennia. Here is a list of interesting scientific science facts which you didn’t know.

Science Facts List:

  1. Carbon has the highest melting point among all the elements.
  2. Light Travels 18 million times faster than rain.
  3. The exact speed of light is 299,792,458 m/s.
  4. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  5. Around a million, billion neutrinos from the Sun will pass through your body while you read this sentence.
  6. To escape the Earth’s gravity a rocket need to travel at 7 miles a second.
  7. Light would take 0.13 seconds to travel around the Earth.
  8. Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive.
  9. Until a study published in 1905 by Carnegie scientist Nettie Stevens that identified the Y chromosome, gender was thought to be caused by environmental factors, such as a passion for sex, nutrition, and temperature. These theories had their roots in Aristotle’s theories constructed over 2000 years ago.
  10. Trees do not grow higher than 130m as it is physically impossible for the water to rise higher.
  11. Albert Einstein never received a Nobel Prize for his theory of relativity.
  12. We can produce laser light a million times brighter than sunshine.
  13. Recycling old aluminium uses only 5% of the energy used to make new aluminium.
  14. At room temperature, mercury is the only metal that is in liquid form.

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  15. When travelling through water, sound moves around four times faster than when it travels through the air.
  16. The Earth’s magnetic field is responsible for deflecting the solar wind (charged particles that come from the Sun).
  17. Nuclear power provides around 14% of the world’s electricity.
  18. While Newton’s older law of universal gravitation is accurate in most scenarios, modern physics uses Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity to describe gravity.
  19. A magnifying glass uses the properties of a convex shaped lens to magnify an image, making it easier to see.
  20. Tides are caused by the rotation of the Earth and the gravitational effects of the Moon and Sun.
  21. The Sun creates energy through the nuclear fusion of hydrogen nuclei into helium.
  22. Enriched uranium is a crucial element for both nuclear weapons and nuclear power production.
  23. Things invisible to the human eye can often be seen under UV light, which comes in handy for both scientists and detectives.
  24. Liquid nitrogen boils at 77 kelvin (−196 °C, −321 °F).
  25. Water can work against gravity, moving up narrow tubes in a process called capillary action.
  26. The world’s biggest source of energy for producing electricity comes from coal.
  27. When water freezes, it expands by 10%.
  28. The word LASER stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation.
  29. The two highest recorded IQs ever belonged to women.

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