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15 FACTS YOU DID
NOT KNOW ABOUT
Earth   

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1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun, an average-sized star.
If you drilled a tunnel straight through the Earth and jumped in, it would take you about 42 minutes to get to the other side.
The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the Earth's land surface.
The Earth, seen from the moon, also goes through phases.
It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
One third of Earth's land surface
is partially or totally desert.
Before trees were common, the Earth was covered in giant mushrooms.
Our galaxy probably contains at least
2 billion planets like Earth.
There are about 7500,000,000,000,000,000 grains of sand on Earth.
The Earth's core is about as hot as the sun.
Lightning
strikes Earth about
100 times per second
or 8.6 Million times per day.
Since at least the time of Pythagoras in 500 BC, no educated person believed the Earth was flat.
Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
Earth is the only place in the Solar System where water can be present in its three states: solid, liquid and vapour.
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