26 Awesome Atom Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

26 Awesome atom facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random atom facts.

1. The CIA once discussed airdropping Extra Large condoms labeled “Medium” in Russia to convince them that US army was anatomically superior.
2. There are virtually no differences in brain anatomy between people with autism and those without.
3. A black hole the size of a hydrogen atom would exert a pull from 2, 000 feet away.
4. Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.
5. Full body CT scans expose people to similar levels of radiation as the atomic bombs used in Hiroshima.
6. There are more atoms in a teaspoon of water than there are teaspoons of water in the Atlantic Ocean.
7. Every atom in existence is about 99.99% empty space – Which means everything in the universe is made up of mostly nothing.
8. If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
9. Every atom in your body is billions of years old. Hydrogen, the most common, was produced in the big bang 13.7 billion years ago.
10. There are more ways to shuffle a deck of cards than there are atoms on Earth.
11. An adult human body is made up of around 7, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 (7 octillion) atoms.
12. There are more atoms in a single glass of water than glasses of water in all the oceans on Earth.
13. Every atom in your body is billions of years old.
14. Tequila has the same percise proportion of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms necessary to create a diamond.
15. A human adult is made up of about 7, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 atoms.
16. During the 1950s, the U.S. considered dropping an atomic bomb on the Moon as a show of military superiority over the Soviets.
17. The US originally wanted to use exploding bats instead of the atomic bomb on Japan.
18. There is an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first a bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours each year.
19. The entire hydrogen atoms present in human bodies were formed in the Big Bang, almost 12 billion years from now.
20. If an atom were the size of the Solar System, a neutrino would be the size of a golf ball.
21. Every three seconds, the Sun emits more neutrinos than the number of atoms in all the humans who have ever lived.
22. 98% of the 7 billion atoms in the human body are replaced every year.
23. The chemical element Copernicum is named after Copernicus. It has the symbol Cn and atomic number 112.
24. A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats over nine billion times a second.
25. In Natoma, Kansas, it's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits.
26. The typical spec of dust that you see floating in the air is half way in size between the Earth and a subatomic particle.
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