9 Science Facts More People Should Know

Water Expands When It Freezes: Unlike most substances, water expands when it freezes. This is why ice floats on water, playing a crucial role in insulating aquatic ecosystems during winter

Human Body Contains Trillions of Bacteria: The human body hosts about 39 trillion bacterial cells, which is slightly more than the number of human cells, highlighting the importance of our microbiome in health

Photosynthesis Produces Most of the Earth's Oxygen: Tiny oceanic organisms called phytoplankton conduct photosynthesis and produce about 50-80% of the Earth's oxygen.

The Speed of Light Is the Universe’s Speed Limit: According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, nothing can travel faster than the speed of light in a vacuum.

DNA Is a Long Molecule: If you unraveled all the DNA in your body, it would stretch about 10 billion miles, which is enough to reach from Earth to Pluto and back.

Earth's Inner Core Is as Hot as the Sun's Surface: The temperature of Earth's inner core is estimated to be about 5,400°C (9,800°F), similar to the surface temperature of the sun.

The Universe Is Expanding: The universe has been expanding since the Big Bang, and this expansion is accelerating due to a mysterious force known as dark energ

Quantum Entanglement: In quantum physics, particles can become entangled, meaning the state of one instantly influences the state of another, regardless of distance, a phenomenon Einstein referred to as "spooky action at a distance.

Climate Change Is Driven by Human Activity: The overwhelming consensus among climate scientists is that human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, are driving the rapid changes in the Earth’s climate.

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