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made of trillions of microscopic skeleton fossils ofplankton (a tiny sea creature.)Submitted by:
Sam - Los Angeles, California, United States
Tabletop "volcanoes" can be created using 'Vesuvian Fire' compound Ammonium dichromate.Submitted by: Emily (Awesome) - Helena,
Montana, United States
Just one atomic layer thick, the 'miracle material' Graphene is a better conductor of electricity and heat than any material.Submitted by: Vera - Sydney, Australia
A bucket full of water contains more atomsthan there are bucketfuls of water in the Atlantic Ocean.Submitted by: Megan
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Graphite can be transformed into
diamond by applying a temperature of 3000°C and pressure of 100,000 atm.Submitted by: Hyde Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A rubber tire is actually one single giantmolecule.Submitted
by: Moi - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
peanuts as an ingredient.Submitted by:
Manaal - Dubai, United Arab
The coldest state of matter — Bose-Einstein Condensatesuperfluid — defies gravity and instead of flowing down, it flows upward.Submitted by: Moi - Toronto, Ontario,
Talc is the softest known substance.Submitted by:
Laine - United States
The element Californium is often called the most expensive substance in the world (as much as $68 million for one gram.)Submitted by: Major Problem
Gallium is a metal which melts on palm of the hand, due to its low melting point (29.76 °C).Submitted by:
Karanpal Singh - Amritsar, India
Aluminium is the most common metal in the Earth's crust (8 percent of its weight.)Submitted by: Moi - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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)Submitted by: Shubhu .Racine.Llanelli. Liquid air looks like water with a bluish tint. some Ozone gas is produced. The burning sensation we get from chilli peppers is because of a chemical called Capsaicin. If you slowly pour a handful of salt into a totally full glass of water it will not overflow. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature. Honey does not spoil.Submitted by: Leah Hopson . India The noble gas Xenon lasers can cut through materials that are so tough even diamond tipped blades will not cut.Submitted by: Adarsh . United States Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be moulded with the hands.helium does not solidify.W. Solids.Submitted Unlike any other element. Dobereiner).Earth's oxygen is produced by the Amazon forest. Water expands by about 10% as it freezes.Submitted by: Abhi .Submitted by: Ashalaya .Salem.Denver.000years.Submitted by: Cam .England.Submitted by: Josh Davies . . Wisconsin. thus strengthening the Ozone Layer in the Earth's atmosphere. It is estimated that a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50. The lighter was invented before the match (in 1816 by J. Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance. Canada Gold and Copper are the only Astatine is the rarest element on Earth (approx 28g in the Earth's entire crust. In fact. Wales Hot water freezes faster than cold water (the Mpembaeffect. India The six states of matter are: Plasmas. the water level will go down. Gases. India & Amina Kunting . BoseEinstein Condensatesand Fermionic Condensates.Jamshedpur. United States Air becomes liquid at about minus 190 degrees Celsius.Rourkela. Philippines two non-white metals. Ontario. Each time lightning strikes.)Submitted by: Moi Toronto.Liquids.India by: Jassim .Antipolo.
The amount of carbon in the human body is enough to fill about 9. An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 80 km (50 mi) long. at 3410 degrees Celsius (6170F). Natural gas has no odour.5%) The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter J. Quaoar was discovered in 2002. The first Apollo mission to circle the Moon was Apollo 8. Apollo 13 never landed because of an accident en route that required the .Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe (75%).S. A bee sting is acidic and a wasp sting is alkali.5cm) of rain is equal to 10 inches (25cm) of snow. One inch (2. waters. Hydrofluoric acid will dissolve glass. Roughly half the size of Pluto. The Apollo program was a manned U. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected. space program that eventually put 12 men on the Moon. To treat a sting by one of these you should use the opposite type of chemical.000 'lead' pencils. hence. women get bitten by mosquitoes more often than men do. Mosquitoes like the scent ofestrogen. The metal with the highest melting point is tungsten. Oxygen is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust. and atmosphere (about 49. There's enough gold in the Earth's crust to cover the entire land surface knee-deep. Quaoar is classified as a "Kuiper Belt object".and the first to land was Apollo 11. An average adult body contains around 250g (1/2lb) of salt.
Discovered by James Christy in 1978.172 kilometers (728 miles).spacecraft to return to Earth after swinging around the far side of the Moon.0000001 Comets have three main parts: the nucleus. leaving a string of debris that eventually formed the planets. the coma. DISTRIBUTION OF MASS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Object Sun Planets Satellites Comets Asteroids & Minor Planets Dust & Gases Percent of Mass 99. Neptune was actually the farthest planet from the Sun between 1978 and 1999. Charon is just under half the size of Pluto. Mercury & Venus are the only planets in our solar system without moons. Charon is just under half the size of Pluto. The planets make up only 0. Due to this very small difference in size.86 0.135 % of the mass in our solar system. With a diameter of 1. The Tidal Theory(or Chamberlain-Moulton Theory) suggests that a passing star pulled dust and debris from the forming Sun.172 kilometers (728 miles). some scientists consider Pluto and Charon to be a double planet. Due to this very small difference in size. The Sun dominates. With a diameter of 1. with more than twenty. The coma consists of gases and dust around the nucleus.135 0. some scientists consider Pluto and Charon to be a double planet. Discovered by James Christy in 1978.00004 ~0. The coma consists of gases and dust around the nucleus. The last Apollo mission to land on the Moon was Apollo 17.00003 ~0. Pluto's moon is named Charon. There are many theories about the birth of our solar system. accounting for 99. and the tail. and the tail. Saturn has the most moons. .0000003 >0.86 % of the entire solar system's mass. the coma. Becauseo of Pluto's irregular orbit. Comets have three main parts: the nucleus. Pluto's moon is named Charon.
on the island of Flores in Indonesia. an earthquake that measures 8 would be 10. Atoms are most tightly packed in a solid. for example.. which means that each successive whole number represents a 10-fold increase in power. theorized that all matter was composed of atoms.one that stood no more than a meter tall.S.S. shattering the long-held belief that Homo sapiens have had the planet to themselves for the past 25. these researchers determined that this new species of human lived as recently as 13. The idea of the atom was first introduced by Leucippus of Miletus around 450 B.). a team of Australian and Indonesian researchers discovered the remains of a hobbit-sized human. The mother will then go off by herself to have the 27-50 kg. and Earth are aligned during solar and lunar eclipses. The Richter Scale is logarithmic. Remarkable. Syzygy is the condition when three celestial bodies are arranged in a straight line--as. In 2004. The gestation period for an hippopotamus is 8 months. or bits of matter too small to be . The first mechanical anemometer was invented in 1450 by Italian artist and architect Leon Battista Alberti Nimbus means "rain" when added to a cloud's name. baby which may be born either on land or underwater. This is known as the Doppler effect. Austrian physicist Christian Johann Doppler (18031853) discovered that a wave's frequency changes when the source and observer are in motion relative to one another.R. Democritus. Thus.000 times stronger than an earthquake that measures 4. when the Sun. Moon. Leucippus and his pupil.000 years.000 years ago.C.1963 boasted the first woman in space: Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova inVostok 6 (U. An anemometer is used to measure wind speed.
the Freshwater Oyster has the longest recorded life span at 80 years.000 American servicemen mobilized for World War I. making up almost 63% of the average human. Sperm Whales have the heaviest brain of any living animal. The average Sperm Whale's brain weighs more than 20 pounds (9 kilograms) which is about 4 times heavier than the average human brain. As they grow. Your kidneys filter fifty gallons of blood every day. A baby has more bones. a material somewhat softer and more flexible than bone. In 1983. for a chimapanzee. COMPOSITION OF THE HUMAN BODY . was grown in Wisconson. because Leucippus believed that atoms were the building blocks of all materials and therefore could not be broken down any further.seen. some of their bones fuse together. The scientific term for this phenomenon is bioluminescence. Of these animals. a tobacco plant designed to be resistant to certain herbicides. military casualties. The Flu killed 43.S. and for an Indian elephant. producing about 1. "atomos". 50 years. Atavism is an apparent "throwback" characteristic of an organism that reveals a trait of an earlier ancestor. a shark has no bones! Its skeleton is made of cartilage. the first genetically engineered organism. 70 years. Many plants and animals are capable of producing visible light. Oxygen is the most common element in the human body. meaning uncuttable. representing nearly 40 percent of U. The longest recorded life span for a termite is 50 years. The word "atom" comes from a Greek word.5 liters of urine! Unlike most other fish.
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