36 Facts That Sound Like Lies But Are Actually True


  • Since the moment Pluto was discovered and until the moment when it lost its status of a planet, this celestial body has not completed a single full revolution around the Sun. (Fact)
  • A day on Venus lasts longer than a Venusian year. (Fact)
  • On Saturn’s moon Titan, the gravity is so low and the atmosphere is so dense that if you had small wings in place of hands you could fly. (Fact)
  • There are more molecules in one glass of water than there are glasses of water in all of the Earth’s oceans put together. (Fact)
  • The actual trajectories of spacecraft represent complex ellipses. (Fact)
  • It literally rains diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter. (Fact)
  • If you imagine that the Sun is a human cell, then, by size comparison, the Milky Way galaxy would be like the United States. (Fact)
  • Theoretically, if you drill a shaft through the Earth and plunge into it, you will emerge on the other side in 42 minutes. That is if you complete your journey in one piece, which is unlikely. (Fact)