Cockroaches can survive underwater for up to 15 minutes.
In a full grown rye plant, the total length of fine root hairs may reach 6600 miles (10,645 km).
The Sun loses 360 million tonnes of material each day.
Men have more blood in their circulatory system than women and more red blood cells.
There are ten times as many sheep as people in Australia.
The highest temperature produced in a laboratory was 920,000,000 F (511,000,000 C) at the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor in Princeton, NJ, USA.
Turtles and sea cucumbers can breathe through their butts.
Jupiter is so big that twice the mass of the rest of our Solar System's planets combined would still not be enough to equal its mass.
A new star is born in our galaxy every 18 days.
A cosmic year is the amount of time it takes the Sun to revolve around the center of the Milky Way, about 225 million years.