24 Myths About Space Crashed With Facts

Date: 2020-04-25 11:00:31


Does space smell like burnt steak? Is light always the fastest thing ever? Do black holes swallow everything around them like colossal funnels? There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about space, and even the most highly educated person might ask these questions.

We all know what the Sun is, why summer is hotter than winter, and that vacuum is absolutely empty. But do we, really? It turns out, lots of things we think are common knowledge at this point, in reality, are not so obvious. Let’s reveal the truth behind these and other common myths about space!

The Sun is a fireball. 0:23
The Sun is yellow. 0:46
All comets have tails. 1:40
The void of space is cold. 2:00
Sound and fire in space. 3:59
Light-years are units of time. 4:25
Light is always the fastest thing ever. 4:44
Gas giants are made of gas. 5:22
The Solar System has 8 planets. 6:29
We know how big the Universe is. 6:47
The open space has a smell. 7:29
We can see a million stars in the skies. 7:52
We’re on the verge of interstellar travel. 8:56

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Preview photo credit:
Black Hole Grabs Starry Snack: By NASA/JPL-Caltech,
Animation is created by Bright Side.

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