Jun 3, 2021

Random Thursday

Let's return to True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley and learn more bizarre but true facts about space!


(image borrowed from Wikipedia)

Did you know that astronauts use a recycling system that turns their urine into drinking water?


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Did you know that when Sally Ride first went to space, NASA asked her if 100 tampons would be enough for her 6-day voyage?

I mean really? Considerate though...I guess. Lol.

(image borrowed from Tenor)

Did you know that you can't cry in space? I mean, you can, but your tears won't be able to fall because of the zero gravity. Tears will build up over your eyes and cloud you vision instead.

Cause you know, "there's no crying in space!"

(image borrowed from Wikipedia)

The sun is hottest at its core which runs around 27 million degrees Fahrenheit while the rest of its surface runs at 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

(image borrowed from NASA Scientific Visualization Studio)

Did you know that millions of galaxies are moving away from us toward an unknown object? Scientists call this the "Dark Flow" and they are not able to figure out what is causing it. Some think it could be moving towards an unseen galactic superstructure or that it could even be something leftover from the big bang.

This picture gives me all sorts of headaches...I can only imagine how the scientists feel!

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