The largest star known to man is 1,700 times larger than the sun.
If you put yours finger on a star in the sky, you are avoiding photons that have traveled the Earth without trouble for millions of years finally entering your eye.
You know colder place in the known universe is? What is there the hottest? Well, they’re both right here on Earth.
And in about 4.5 billion years, the The Milky Way is expected to collide the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest galactic neighbor, to form a giant elliptical galaxy.
And our big red neighbor, Jupiter, is twice as large like all the other planets in our solar system combined!
There is a planet in our galaxy where the temperature during the day can exceed 1,000 degrees Celsius and possibly it rains the molten glass horizontally at about 4,500 mph!
Scientists think they have found one parallel universe in a void measuring a billion light-years in diameter.
We know, then, that light takes a long time to travel through space, right? Well, there really are some parts of the universe we cannot see because the light from there has not yet come to us.
Although, soon the James Webb Space Telescope it will allow us to explore galaxies that formed at the beginning of the universe and observe stars forming planetary systems.
Did you know that there are loved ones? 500,000 pieces of space debris floating above the Earth and moving at speeds of up to 17,500 mph?
But here’s the question, there is phenomenon such as The Kessler effect, in which a single destructive event in Earth’s low orbit could cause all satellites to break into smaller and smaller fragments until the planet is surrounded by a massive cloud of shrapnel.
There is one supermassive black hole rascal accelerating through space at about five million miles per hour.
And finally, this is not a fact per se, but have you thought about the possibility that we have already sent a message to an alien race in the distant past and it is still making its way to them?
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