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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of Nature and Space Science” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 5

Facts of Nature & Space – 5

131. In England, vraic is a seaweed used for fuel and as a fertilizer. It is found in the Channel Islands.

132. The entire plant life on earth absorbs around 3,960 crore tons of carbon dioxide per year and converts it into about 2702 crore tons of carbohydrate.

133. Of all the potatoes grown in the United States of America, only eight per cent are used to make potato chips.

134. The highest hill in the world is the Godown Hill in Australia.

135. The tulip, a plant with a bulb and bell – shaped flower that grows in various colours, was introduced to Europe from Turkey in Asia Minor, some time in the16th century. In the course of time, the flower spread all over Europe.

136. Mercury is the brightest planet in the solar system. It is closest to the sun and has no satellites and not atmosphere.

137. The plant Venus has been named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

138. Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system. It has mountains and plains but not water. It has no satellites and contains more of carbon dioxide. And it is the only planet in the solar system that rotates clockwise.

139. The earth is the only planet with fluid (water) and life- saving gas (oxygen) present in it. It has only one satellite and that we call the moon. It spins on its own axis around the sun causing day and night and the seasons.

140. Mars is reddish in colour. It is almost half the size of the earth. It has two satellites.

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