10 Unbelievable Scientific Facts

The Earth Is 4.54 Billion Years Old

Radiometric dating methods have shown that our planet is approximately 4.54 billion years old.

Honey Never Spoils

Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.

Your Brain Is More Active While You're Asleep

The brain is highly active during sleep, involved in processes like memory consolidation and information processing.

Octopuses Have Three Hearts

Two pump blood to the gills, and one pumps it to the rest of the body.

Diamonds Rain on Saturn and Jupiter

These gas giants have conditions that can turn methane into carbon, resulting in diamond rain.

The Eiffel Tower Can Be 15 cm Taller During the Summer

This iconic structure expands in the heat and contracts in the cold.

Cows Have Best Friends

Studies have shown that cows form close friendships and can become stressed when separated from their buddies.

A Day on Venus Is Longer Than a Year on Venus

Venus has an extremely slow rotation, taking longer to complete one full rotation on its axis than it does to orbit the Sun.

A Spoonful of a Neutron Star Weighs About 6 Billion Tons

Neutron stars are incredibly dense, with a single teaspoonful weighing as much as a small mountain.

There Are More Trees on Earth Than Stars in the Milky Way

While it's hard to estimate the exact number of trees, there are estimated to be around 3 trillion trees on Earth,