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Jupiter's core is non-metal, but due to the immense pressure inside Jupiter, the core has become a metal. This metal is liquid metallic hydrogen.
Due to its size, Pluto's moon Charon is also considered to be a double dwarf planet (two planets orbiting each other), rather than a moon orbiting its planet.
The Horseshoe crab has blue blood.
The lighter was invented before the match (in 1816 by J.W. Dobereiner).
An alligator may go through 2,000 to 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.
Despite being closest to the sun, Mercury is not the hottest planet. The hottest planet is Venus (at 462 Celsius).
Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.
It is estimated that a plastic container can resist decomposition for as long as 50,000 years.
The first ten feet of the ocean hold as much heat as the Earth's entire atmosphere.
A new star is born in our galaxy every 18 days.
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