15 Cool Gravity Facts. - Random Facts

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

15 Cool gravity facts

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

1. An astronaut threw a boomerang while visiting the International Space Station and it came back to him, even in the absence of gravity.
2. The word "fancy" in "Fancy Ketchup" refers to its higher specific gravity relative to standard ketchup.
3. On Titan the atmosphere is so thick and the gravity so low that humans could fly through it by flapping "wings" attached to their arms.
4. Flames in space burn with a lower temperature, at a slower rate, and with less oxygen than in normal gravity.
5. if you ever toss something up and it comes back down, THROW YA HANDS IN THE AIR CUZ THAT SHIT IS SCIENCE #Gravity
6. In 2015, the International Space Station installed the first Italian espresso maker built to work in microgravity conditions.
7. Desperate for money? NASA will pay $15, 000 to anyone who is willing to sit in bed for 87 days to research the effect of zero gravity.
8. An Astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space. The cartilage disks in the spine expand in the absence of gravity.
9. Desperate for money? NASA will pay $15, 000 to anyone who is willing to sit in bed for 87 days, to research the effect of zero gravity
10. Astronauts in space lose significant bone and muscle mass because of zero gravity.
11. A candle’s flame is round and blue in zero gravity.
12. Barophobia is the fear of gravity.
13. Spiders can spin webs in zero gravity.
14. NASA will pay you $15, 000 to lay in bed for 90 days, measuring the effects of zero gravity on your body.
15. In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.
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