Feb 29, 2016

Ever think of this aberrant behavior of February!?Some amazing facts about universe, one must know!!

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An extra day is added to the end of February every 4 years owing to the earth’s revolution that takes 365.2422 days to complete an orbit around the sun, that adds up to a full day every 4th year.

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Olympus Mons on Mars is tallest mountain on any of the planets of the solar system standing at 26 km height(almost 3 times of Mt. Everest) and sprawling 600 km across.

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There could be an infinite number of universes (#multiverse) as speculated by several branches of mathematics, quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

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Universe was infinitely hot at its birth and would die with a ‘BIG FREEZE’, as predicted by Scientists.

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The most complex object in the Universe is ‘Human Brain’, the organic super computer with hundred billions of neurons and a quadrillion connections.

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The remarkable fact for the age of Universe to be 13.7 billion years is known with less than 1% precision, as confirmed by certain radioactive nuclei.

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The red color of mars is due to the presence of rusted (oxidized) iron in its soil.

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Einstein theory of general relativity shows that gravity not only pulls on matter, but also space and even ‘Time’ itself!

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Saturn consist almost entirely of gas, mostly Hydrogen and Helium. Besides its small rocky core, there is no solid at all.

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Gravity on moon is 17% of that of earth’s, that allows Astronauts(wearing space suits) to jump 4 meter high on moon.

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There you have it. Feel free to come up with a longer list of your own.

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