15 Secret Facts of Science That No One Knows

Here are 15 Interesting Science Facts that you probably don't know. We have done our job. You have to find a specific explanation for each fact and post it in the comment section below. Let's do something interesting.

  1. The only letter that doesn't appear on the periodic table is J.
  2. An ice cube takes up about 9 percent more volume than the water used to make it. 
  3. A lightning strike can reach a temperature of 30,000 C or 54,000 F. About 400 people are hit by lightning each year.
  4. Hot water can freeze faster than cold water.
  5. Every human being has 99 percent of their DNA in common. A parent and child share 99.5 percent of the same DNA, and you have 98 percent of your DNA in common with a chimpanzee.
  6. Six elements account for 99 percent of the mass of the human body: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, and phosphorus.
  7. Termites spend a great deal of time grooming each other. Their good hygiene is important to their survival, as it keeps parasites and harmful bacteria under control within the colony.
  8. Scientists have estimated that about 95 percent of all the cells in the human body are bacteria.
  9. Giraffe tongues are dark blue (or purplish or dark gray) and average around 20 inches in length.
  10. Bats are the world's only group of mammals that have wings.
  11. It is possible to die from drinking too much water.
  12. Penguins' eyes work better underwater than in the air.
  13. Bananas contain high levels of potassium and thus are slightly radioactive. ​
  14. Oxygen gas is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. However, the liquid and solid forms are a pale blue color. 
  15. Humans can only see about 5 percent of the matter in the universe.

The End Notes

These are the 15 facts that you probably don't know. As all these facts are scientific, I want you to give a specific explanation for all of these posts in the comment section below. And please share this with your friends to test and help them grow their knowledge. Have a good one guys.


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