Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be moulded with the hands.
1meter is just 9 cms longer than 1 yard !
The temperature on Mercury varies so extremely that it will rise up to 430C during the day and drop as low as -140C at night.
Lungs of an adult human have a surface area of 70 square meters(together), roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court.
A cockroach eggcase that we see in day to day life will contain around 16 to 40 eggs, depending on the species.
The element Californium is known as the most expensive substance in the world (as much as $68 million for one gram.) Each microgram of fresh californium produces 139 million neutrons per minute. This property makes californium useful as a neutron startup source for some nuclear reactors.
Water boils at 72 Celsius on the top of Mount Everest.
A cow can store a minimum of 25 gallons of food at once for rumination, which is approximately equal to the volume of 4 domestic gas cylinders.
The reason behind not serving sprats and tomatoes in a same meal is, Calcium in sprats and Oxalic acid in tomatoes together forms Calcium Oxalate,which is a major precipitate in forming Kidney Stones.
Why is it not recommended to have sprats and tomatoes served in a same meal?
If a huge explosion takes place on the surface of the moon, you will observe it from Earth,just after 1.25 seconds.But you will never be able to hear the sound produced,as the sound cannot propagate through the space.
The hardest chemical found in your body is in the tooth enamel.It is made of crystalline calcium phosphate,commonly called hydroxy apatite,having a massive Young’s modulus of 83GPa (83* 10^9Pa).
Left side of your body is controlled by right side of the brain while right side of your body is controlled by the left side of your brain.
Most glue that we use does not set inside the bottle as it needs oxygen in the air for the setting process. You may notice glue getting stickier to bottle ,when the content in the bottle is closer to get empty, due to the presence of more air. Several other glue types are there which are dissolved in a special solvent, that evaporates when exposed to air,allowing the glue molecues to set on the surface. eg: Plumbing glues
Why doesn’t glue stick inside of the glue bottle?
Bee stings are acidic while wasp stings are alkaline.Therefore it is important to identify the insect before directing to treatments.
The maximum speed of a raindrop falling from the sky is 8.04m/s ,that is a little less than the speed of world’s fastest woman.
Giant Bamboo is the world’s fastest growing plant.This variety can grow almost a meter in just one day.