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The world's densest wood, the Black Ironwood (Olea laurifolia), does not float on water and therefore sinks.
Hydrogen gas is the least dense substance.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
The human body contains about six-thousand miles of blood vessels.
On Uranus, each pole gets around 42 years of continuous sunlight, followed by 42 years of darkness.
If a pulsar's (small star made up of densely packed neutrons) piece the size of a small coin landed on Earth, it would weigh approximately 100 million tons.
Humans get a little taller in space because there is no gravity pulling down on them.
The largest of modern constellations is Hydra.
Interstellar space is not complete vacuum: there are a few hydrogen atoms per cubic centimeter.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
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