Radiometric dating methods have shown that our planet is approximately 4.54 billion years old.
Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.
The brain is highly active during sleep, involved in processes like memory consolidation and information processing.
Two pump blood to the gills, and one pumps it to the rest of the body.
These gas giants have conditions that can turn methane into carbon, resulting in diamond rain.
This iconic structure expands in the heat and contracts in the cold.
Studies have shown that cows form close friendships and can become stressed when separated from their buddies.
Venus has an extremely slow rotation, taking longer to complete one full rotation on its axis than it does to orbit the Sun.
Neutron stars are incredibly dense, with a single teaspoonful weighing as much as a small mountain.
While it's hard to estimate the exact number of trees, there are estimated to be around 3 trillion trees on Earth,