Saturday, November 20, 2010

Amazing Science Facts

Here are some of the scientific facts of interest for all.

  • Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe which is about 75%.
  • The number of stars in a normal galaxy are between 100,000,000,000 and 1,000,000,000,000
  • Hydrofluoric acid will dissolve glass.
  • The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an estimated surface temperature of 462 degrees celcius.
  • Diamonds are the hardest substances known to us.
  • The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter “J”.
  • The Cerebrum, also called the forebrain, is responsible for our language, memory, movement and all. As you’re reading this and trying to understand it, you’re using your Cerebrum.
  • The blood flows down in one leg and up in other leg.
  • The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime.
  • A piece of paper can be folded in half not more than 7 times what ever may be the its size or thickness.
  • The energy used by our brain is 0.1 calories per minute normally, and it can go up to 1.5 during activities like puzzle solving.

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