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Sunday, 21 July 2024
13 facts about Deimos
13 facts about Deimos
A smaller moon of Mars
Deimos is a smaller and more distant Martian moon. Its diameter is only 12.4 km, although it is difficult to talk about the diameter in the case of su ...

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Graphene
Graphene is an allotrope of carbon consisting of a single layer of atoms arranged in a two-dimensional honeycomb nanostructure (an intermediate-sized structure between microscopic and molecular structures).
Allotropy is the phenomenon of the existence of different varieties of the same chemical element in ...
Amber
Baltic amber has been found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs.
Scientists claim amber was supposed to represent the tears of Ra—the Egyptian god of the Sun.
Brain
Thanks to the word patterns stored in memory, a person is able to read the text in which the letters have been mixed.
It is enough for the first and last letters of a word to be in the correct place.
Milky Way
Within a radius of 200 thousand, There are as many as 22 galaxies light years from the Milky Way.
All these objects are within the range of the Milky Way's gas halo and are its satellites. The largest of them are the Large Magellanic Cloud, SagDEG, Ursa Major II, and Toucan II.
Nicotine
Tobacco, whose leaves are the source of nicotine, was cultivated by people living in America two thousand years before its discovery by Columbus.
It came to Europe in the 16th century and both tobacco and the nicotine it contained were originally ...
Brain
The brain develops and matures until around the age of 25.
During the first year of life, an infant's brain enlarges threefold.
Liver
It stores vitamins and minerals.
The vitamins stored in the liver are fat-soluble A, D, E, and K, vitamin B12, copper, and iron. It is responsible for converting vitamin D into an active form.
Anorexia Nervosa
Statistical studies indicate that globally, about 2 million people suffer from anorexia.
The disorder occurs 6 to 12 times more often in women than in men. It is far more common in the Caucasian race, especially during adolescence. It is also more common in homosexuals and bisexuals.
Cosmos
Light from the surface of the Sun to Earth travels about 8 minutes and 10 seconds.
This means that when we look at the Sun in the sky, we see it where it was more than 8 minutes ago.
Silver
Later, pure silver coins were produced.
The British pound was initially worth 1 pound of 925 silver jewelry.