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Science Facts: Mercury and Venus are the only two planets in our solar system that do not have any moons.


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Science Fact: Saturn is so big that Earth could fit into it whooping 755 times!


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Facts about Science: Earth is the only planet in our solar system to have water in all three of its forms (Liquid, Solis & Gas).


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Fact about Science: Saturn is the root of the English word


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Science Information: Rocks from Mars have landed on Earth from meteorite impacts blasting debris through space.


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Information about Science: The Queen of the U.K. is the legal owner of one sixth of the Earth's land surface!


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Science Facts: Of the 70% of water covering the Earth only 3% of it is fresh, the other 97% of it is salted.


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Science Fact: The International Space Station is the most expensive object ever built, at US$150 billion.


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Facts about Science: The closest galaxy to us is the Andromeda Galaxy.


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Fact about Science: The planet Earth weighs approximately 5,974,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kilograms (nearly 6 septillion kg), that's roughly the same amount of weight as 54,807,339,449,541,284,403 (approx 55 quintillion) Blue Whales - the heaviest creature on the Earth itself!


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Science Information: Astronauts cannot burp in space!


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Information about Science: Before I tell you what the rest of the Earth's layers consist of, here's an interesting side-fact about the Earth's Crust: it consists of different plates floating perpetually on the Earth mantle, moving at the same rate that a person's fingernails grow!


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Science Facts: The giant red spot on Jupiter is a persistent storm that is larger than Earth! This is known to have been in existence since 1655. Now that is a long storm


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Science Fact: Mercury has a very weak magnetic field, about 1% of that of Earths.


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Facts about Science: The name Earth comes from a combination of Old English and Germanic and is derived from 'eor(th)e' and 'ertha' which mean 'ground'.


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Fact about Science: Humans can live unprotected in space for about 30 seconds if they don't hold their breath.


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Science Information: After the Sun and the Moon, Venus is the next brightest object in our night sky.


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Information about Science: It is thanks to the Sun and our own moons gravity that we have high and low tides.


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Science Facts: Mars has seasons like Earth. This is caused by the tilt of the planet's axis, at a similar angle to the tilt of Earth's axis.


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Science Fact: A Neptunian year lasts for 164.79 Earth years!


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Facts about Science: A 10-Year-Old Accidentally Created in 2012 a New Molecule in Science Class: Tetranitratoxycarbon.


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Fact about Science: In 1977, we received a signal from deep space that lasted 72 seconds. We still don't know how or where it came from.


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Science Information: The width of the Milky Way is around 100,000 light years.


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Information about Science: Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, so we can live without breathing.


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Science Facts: Although life (as we know it) has only existed on Earth for 150 - 200 million years, the Earth itself is almost 5 billion years old!


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Science Fact: Earthquakes turn water into gold.


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Facts about Science: There is a water reservoir floating in space that is equivalent to 140 trillion times all the water in the world's ocean.


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Fact about Science: 64 moons orbit Jupiter.


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Science Information: A bolt of lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.


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Science Facts: The average surface temperature of Uranus is -224C making it the coldest planet in the solar system.


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Science Fact: Mercury is one of only two planets that have no moon orbiting. The other planet being Venus.


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Facts about Science: If you were to look up at the sky on Mercury, the Sun would appear to be twice the size then here on Earth.


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Fact about Science: Due to the lack of gravity in space, astronauts can grow approximately two inches in height.


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Science Information: The Earth tilts at roughly 66 degrees.


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Information about Science: The four largest moons are called the Galilean Moons, as they were discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610.


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