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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Some Interesting Science Facts

Numbers And Words

If you spell all the numbers and try to find letter "A" you will have to count to thousand.

Did you know that: 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 Weird huh?


What Does WD-40 Stand For?

Maybe you didn't know but WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th attempt.

Name was coined by the chemist, Norm Larsen, while he was attempting to concoct a formula to prevent corrosion by displacing water. Norm's persistence paid off when he perfected the formula on his 40th try.


Coffee Beans Aromas

The full chemical name for caffeine is 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine and its chemical formula is C8H10N4O2.

When coffee is roasted, and when the coffee beans begin to cool, they release about 700 chemical substances that make up the vaporizing aromas.


Two Million Years Road Trip

Closest galaxy to our Milk Way galaxy is Andromeda and even traveling at the speed of light it would take 2 million years to reach it.

There are 100 billion galaxies that we can observe. Prediction is that there is much more, but Hubble Space Telescope couldn't detect them.




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