Science Facts

Science Facts

Science Facts

The word “Scientist” first appeared in 1833.

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The average number of readers of any given published scientific paper is said to be 0.6.

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Scientists finally concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes egg shells is only produced by hens.

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A 10-Year-Old Accidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon.

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41 new species are discovered by scientists every single day.

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“Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia” is the scientific term for brain freeze.

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A new scientific method called ‘toxineering’ turns venoms into painkillers.

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Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones using urine.

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Scientists can grow teeth from urine.

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Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.

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Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.

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Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it’s 0.07.

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The World’s oldest known creature, a mollusc, was 507 years old until scientists killed it by mistake.

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Earthquakes turn water into gold.

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A bolt of lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.

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Eating salmon helps hair grow faster.

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It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.

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Rain contains vitamin B12.

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Hot water can freeze faster than cold water, in some circumstances.

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During photosynthesis, plants emit light, called fluorescence, that humans can’t see.

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Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste.

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It would take light 100,000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.

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If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.

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Every time a woodpecker’s beak hits a tree, its head is subject to 1,000 times the force of gravity.

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You can start a fire with ice.

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Researchers believe the first human case of HIV was in Kinshasa, Congo, around 1920.

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The Big Bang Theory was actually first theorized by a Catholic priest.

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There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than body cells.

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Ice melting in Antarctica has caused a small shift in gravity in the region.

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Most dinosaurs are known from just a single tooth or bone.

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There is more CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years.

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Bees can be trained to detect bombs.

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A day on Venus is longer than its year.

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Tomatoes have more genes than humans.

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Parasitic and host plants have a dialogue by sharing genetic information with one another.

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Friends share more DNA than strangers.

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Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.

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Your weight on the moon is 16.5% of your weight on earth.

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The earth’s deepest known point equals to 24.5 Empire State Buildings end to end.

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The Sun is 400 times further away from Earth than the Moon is.

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A teaspoon of water contains about 500,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms in it.

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The average volume of farts a person generates per day ranges around 476 to 1491ml.

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Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.

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The summer in Uranus is 42 years long.

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Neptune was the first planet to get its existence predicted by calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.

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It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.

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Sound waves can be used to make objects levitate.

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There are about 173,000 venomous species: from lizards to spiders and fish.

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The Sun is thought to have completed about 20 orbits during its lifetime and just 1/1250th of an orbit since the origin of humans.

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Viruses can get viruses.

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-40 degrees Fahrenheit is equal to -40 degrees Celsius.

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Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.

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Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.

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If you were to put Saturn in water, it would float.

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The moon is moving away from us by 3.78 cm (1.48 in) a year.

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100,000,000,000 solar neutrinos pass through every square inch of your body every second.

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If uncoiled, the DNA in all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles, from here to Pluto and back.

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Gasoline is complex, as it can contain between 150 and 1,000 different chemical compounds.

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The average speed of Heinz Ketchup squirt is .028 MPH.

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The “smell of rain” is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.

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A worm’s mind has been mapped and replicated by scientists into a software that’s now inside a Lego robot.

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“Science” and “shit” both come from the ancient word “skheid,” meaning to “separate” or “divide.”

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Scientists have figured out how to “unboil” an egg.

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Before Bill Nye became “The Science Guy,” he was a stand-up comedian.

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87% of scientists believe climate change is mostly caused by human activity while only 50% of the public does.

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Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.

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Science Nobel Laureates, U.S. Presidents and NASA astronauts were found to be overwhelmingly first-borns.

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The Catholic Church considers the Theory of Evolution to be “virtually certain”, and believes that intelligent design “isn’t science even though it pretends to be.”

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De-extinction is scientifically possible. Several viruses have already been brought back, including the 1918 flu pandemic virus.

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29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolutionising our knowledge of ocean science.

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When you donate your body to science, it can get used as a crash test dummy, for medical training, forensic research or to save a life through organ transplants.

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A physicist made his cat the co-author of his scientific paper to avoid replacing “we” with “I” throughout his paper.

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Famous science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov died as the result of an HIV infection from a blood transfusion given during triple-bypass heart surgery.

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The scientific name of the llama is “lama glama.”

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The “Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge” is offered to anyone who can demonstrate a supernatural ability under agreed-upon scientific testing criteria. In 40 years, no one ever won.

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There have been serious scientific attempts to study whether or not our “reality” is, in fact, a computer simulation a la “The Matrix.”

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Scientists have created glow-in-the-dark cats by inserting the jellyfish protein that codes for bioluminescence into their genome.

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The “cheerleader effect”, the theory that girls look more attractive in groups, is scientifically proven.

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In 2013, two physicist managed to “tie” water into knots.

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In middle school, 74% of girls express interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, but when choosing a college major, just 0.4% of high school girls select computer science.

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According to a study, up to 50% of the world’s natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.

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Dinosaurs are not, technically, extinct, since birds are considered by science as a type of dinosaur.

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