100 Mind Blowing Science Facts you should know

Top 100 Mind Blowing science facts you should know about, i have been collecting it for hours from all over the world of science and its various fields.

100 Science Facts

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    • Scientists have developed a way of charging mobile phones using urine.
    • 41 new species are discovered by scientists every single day.
    • The word “Scientist” first appeared in 1833.
    • Scientists finally concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes egg shells is only produced by hens.
    • A 10-Year-OldAccidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon
    • “Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia” is the scientific term for brain freeze.
    • The average number of readers of any given published scientific paper is said to be 0.6.
    • A new scientific method called ‘toxineering’ turns venoms into painkillers.
    • Scientists can grow teeth from urine.
    • Four Japanese scientists measured the amount of friction between a shoe, a banana skin and the floor: it’s 0.07.
    • The World’s oldest known creature, a mollusc, was 507 years old until scientists killed it by mistake.
    • Earthquakes turn water into gold.
    • A bolt of lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.
    • Eating salmon helps hair grow faster.
    • It only takes 6 minutes for brain cells to react to alcohol.
    • Rain contains vitamin B12.
    • Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds.
    • Hot water can freeze faster than cold water, in some circumstances.
    • During photosynthesis, plants emit light, called fluorescence, that humans can’t see.
    • Sunflowers can be used to clean up radioactive waste.
    • It would take light 100,000 years to travel from one end of the Milky Way galaxy to the other.
    • If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
    • Every time a woodpecker’s beak hitsa tree, its head is subject to 1,000 times the force of gravity.
    • Scientists have developed a micro particle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.

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    • you can start a fire with ice.
    • Researchers believe the first human case of HIV was in Kinshasa, Congo, around 1920.
    • The Big Bang Theory was actually first theorized by a Catholic priest.
    • There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than body cells.
    • Ice melting in Antarctica has caused a small shift in gravity in the region.
    • Most dinosaurs are known from just a single tooth or bone.
    • There is more CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years.
    • Bees can be trained to detect bombs.
    • A day on Venus is longer than its year.
    • Tomatoes have more genes than humans.
    • Parasitic and host plants have a dialogue by sharing genetic information with one another.
    • Friends share more DNA than strangers.
    • Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans.
    • Your weight on the moon is 16.5%of your weight on earth.
    • The earth’s deepest known point equals to 24.5 Empire State Buildings end to end.
    • The Sun is 400 times further away from Earth than the Moon.
    • Each foot contains about 250,000 sweat glands.
    • The average volume of farts a person generates per day ranges around 476 to 1491ml.
    • Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
    • The summer in Uranus is 42 years long.
    • Neptune was the first planet to get its existence predicted by calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
    • It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
    • Sound waves can be used to make objects levitate.
    • There are about 173,000 venomous species: from lizards to spiders and fish.
    • The Sun is thought to have completed about 20 orbits during its life time and just 1/1250th of an orbit since the origin of humans.
    • Viruses can get viruses.
    • Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.
    • Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
    • If you were to put Saturn in water, it would float.
    • The moon is moving away from us by 3.78 cm (1.48 in) a year.
    • 100,000,000,000 solar neutrinos pass through every square centimeter of your body every second.
    • If uncoiled, the DNA in all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles, from here to Plutoand back.

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    • Gasoline is complex, as it can contain between 150 and 1,000 different chemical compounds.
    • The average speed of Heinz Ketchup squirt is .028 MPH.
    • The “smell of rain” is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.
    • A worm’s mind has been mapped and replicated by scientists into a software that’s now inside a Lego robot.
    • “Science” and “shit” both come from the ancient word “skheid,” meaning to “separate” or “divide.”
    • Scientists have figured out how to “unboil” an egg.
    • Before Bill Nye became “The Science Guy,” he was a stand-up comedian.
    • 87% of scientists believe climate changes mostly caused by human activity while only 50% of the public does.
    • Due to the new discovery of many brain parasites, scientist now think a Zombie Apocalypse is actually possible.
    • Science Nobel Laureates, U.S. Presidents and NASA astronauts were found to be overwhelmingly first-borns.
    • 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.”
    • De-extinction is scientifically possible. Several viruses have already been brought back, including the 1918 flu pandemic virus.
    • 29,000 rubber ducks were lost at sea in 1992, and are still being found, revolution ising our knowledge of ocean science.
    • 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.
    • A physicist made his cat the co-author of his scientific paper to avoid replacing “we” with “I” throughout his paper.
    • Famous science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov died as the result of an HIV infection from a blood transfusion given during triple-bypass heart surgery.
    • The scientific name of the llama is “lama glama.”
    • 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.
    • There have been serious scientific attempts to study whether or not our “reality” is, in fact, a computer simulation a la “The Matrix.”
    • Scientists have created glow-in-the-dark cats by inserting the jellyfish protein that codes for bioluminescence into their genome.
    • According to a study, up to 50% of the world’s natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly.
    • Dinosaurs are not, technically, extinct, since birds are considered by science as a type of dinosaur.
    • Scientists can identify individual zebras by “scanning” their stripes like a barcode.
    • Researchers found that when jazz musicians improvise, their brains turn off areas linked to self-censoring and inhibition, and turn on those that let self-expression flow.
    • 270 scientists re-ran 100 studies published in the top psychology journals in 2008. Only half the studies could be replicated successfully.
    • Scientists have created a functioning guitar the size of a human blood cell.
    • A scientist used magnetism to levitate a frog. Magnetic fields lightly distorts the orbits of electrons in the frog’s atoms.

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  • 70% of the time, ice from fast food restaurants was dirtier than toilet water.
  • Most diamonds on the Earth’s surface are between 1 and 3 billion years old.
  • Scientists estimate that the moon’s width has shrunk by about 600 feet (182 meters) since the rocky body first formed.
  • Naked mole-rats have a high resistance to cancer tumours because they produce an extremely high-molecular-mass hyaluronan and have ribosomes that produce extremely error-free proteins.
  • Continents split up at the same speed finger nails grow.
  • If you weighed 150 lbs. (68 kg.) on Earth, you would weigh 351 lbs.(159 kg.) on Jupiter.
  • You can swim through syrup just as fast as you can swim through water, even though is many times thicker.
  • The cost of sequencing a human genome went from US$100 million in 2007 to about US$3,000 in 2012.
  • Scientists can locate colonies of Penguins from space just by looking for dark ice patches of penguin poop.
  • The longest-running experiment is the pitch drop experiment. A funnel holding a sample of tar pitch sealed in a glass jar shows how some substances that appear solid are actually liquid. It takes 10 years for a single drop to form.
  • The gene that gives you six fingers is a dominant trait.
  • Researchers say right-hand dominance in Neanderthals suggests that, like humans, they also had the capacity for language before they went extinct around 30,000 years ago.
  • If you weigh 150 lb (68 kg) on the Earth, you would weigh only 25 lb (11 kg) on the Moon.
  • Dinosaurs didn’t roar; they may have mumbled with their mouths shut, research suggests.
  • Nobel prize winners in science are 22 times like lier than their peers to have performed as dancers, actors, or magicians.
  • A physicist faced with a fine for running a stop sign in 2012 proved his innocence by publishing a mathematical paper. He even won a prize for his efforts.
  • Scientists have discovered that monkeys are susceptible to optical illusions, just like humans.
  • Genetic and archaeological evidence suggests there were two distinct dog populations in the world, one in the east and one in the west, during the Palaeolithic.
  • Marie Curie is the only person to ever win Nobel prizes in two different areas of science.
  • The historic news of the first manned powered flight by the Wright Brothers first appeared in the magazineGleanings in Bee Culture.
  • If you weighed 150 lb (68 kg) on Earth, you would weigh 4,200 lb (1,905 kg) on the Sun.

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