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Science Facts

There are 113 Science Facts!

25 days ago
In 1999, Harvard physicist Lene Hau was able to slow down light to 17 meters per second and in 2001, was able to stop light completely.
28 days ago
German scientists claim to have evidence that suggests that our universe may exist inside of a computer simulated Matrix.
1 month ago
Scientists have developed a microparticle filled with oxygen that can be injected into the blood stream, enabling us to live without breathing.
1 month ago
A coal power station puts 100 times more radiation into the air than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.
2 months ago
In Arizona, a solar wind energy tower has been proposed that would generate as much energy as the Hoover Dam.
2 months ago
In the 60s, a scientist gave LSD to dolphins in an attempt to teach them English.
2 months ago
A single speck of dust is half way in size between a subatomic particle and the Earth.
3 months ago
Termites are being researched as a possible renewable energy source as they can produce up to 2 litres of hydrogen from ingesting a single sheet of paper, making them one of the planet’s most efficient bioreactors.
3 months ago
There are more than 270 people cryogenically frozen in the hope that one day the technology will exist that can revive them and extend their lives.
3 months ago
During photosynthesis, plants emit light humans can’t see, but NASA can see that light from space - and they've even made maps of it!
3 months ago
For a high school science fair project, 17-year-old Michio Kaku built a particle accelerator in his parent's garage that was able to generate a magnetic field 20,000 times greater than the Earth's and produce collisions powerful enough to create antimatter.
4 months ago
MIT has developed a camera that captures the speed of light at a trillion frames per second.
4 months ago
Columbia University has developed an artificial tree that passively soaks up carbon dioxide from the air using "leaves" that are 1,000 times more efficient than true leaves that use photosynthesis.
4 months ago
In 2005, a portion of T-Rex bone was dissolved in acid, it revealed soft tissue with sections of possible DNA.
4 months ago
Scientists are attempting to create a synthetic brain by reverse-engineering the mammalian brain down to the molecular level. A cellular human brain is predicted possible by 2023. It hopes to shed light on consciousness.
4 months ago
There is a surgical implant being developed that will give you an orgasm at the touch of a button.
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