Top Amazing Facts About Cool Space Facts
This article includes some of the most cultural, historical and scientific facts about space that you probably didn’t know.
The first awesome fact about space is that it is completely silent. Unlike Earth which has atmosphere, Mars does not have air or gases that permit sound to travel. Also, for sound to travel, there has to be molecules to enable it travel through, however, space has large empty areas hence no molecules.
Another fact is that the space has more stars than the sand on beaches on Earth. The universe is estimated to have 10 trillion galaxies and when that number is multiplied by the milk ways estimated 400 billion stars, then you a very large number of stars that is uncountable.
There is a possibility that there is life on Mars. Although no proof has found past or present life in mars, there are some evidence that shows the presence of liquid water which is host to microorganism. Similarly, some studies found fossils which were believed to be form living things.
The universe has very tiny stars with only a radius of 10 km known as the Neutron stars and they are known to spin 600-712 times per second. These stars which are borne from a core-collapse star explosion can rotate up to 60 times per second just after they are born. They have a mass greater than that of the sun and due their physic, they can spin very fast in just a few seconds.
An interesting fact about space is that there are thousands of other planets and not just the eight commonly known ones. These extrasolar planets are in orbit and can be found around another star. Astronomers have confirmed at least 1800 new planets but most of them are hot gas and are not habitable like planet Earth.
It has been determined that the sun is 300,000 times bigger than the Earth, hence, one million Earth’s will be needed in order to fit in the sun. The sun’s mass accounts for 99.86% of the entire solar system. It can therefore be able to accommodate millions of Earth’s.
On Venus, a single day is longer than an entire year. 244.7 Earth days is the length of time that it will take Mars to rotate around the sun. However, it takes less time for Mars to rotate its own axis which is 423 Earth days.
Due to the weightless environment in space, the skin of your feet is likely to peel of. This is because they wear the socks for a few days and the skin of the feet becomes soft and flakens off.