8 Cool Facts About Space We Bet You Didn’t Know

Hubble's "Deep Field" Image

The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image known as the "Hubble Deep Field," which shows a tiny, seemingly empty patch of space.

The Great Red Spot on Jupiter

 This massive storm on Jupiter has been raging for at least 350 years and is large enough to engulf three Earths.

Neutron Stars and Pulsars

Neutron stars are incredibly dense remnants of massive stars. A teaspoon of neutron star material would weigh about a billion tons on Earth.

The Largest Volcano in the Solar System

 Olympus Mons on Mars is the largest volcano in our solar system. It stands at nearly 13.6 miles (22 kilometers) high, about two and a half times the height of Mount Everest.

Diamond Rain on Neptune and Uranus

Deep within the atmospheres of Neptune and Uranus, scientists believe that it literally rains diamonds.

The Largest Black Hole Discovered So Far

TON 618, located over 10 billion light-years away, is one of the most massive black holes ever discovered.

Voyager 1 and the Interstellar Space

Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 is the farthest human-made object from Earth. It's currently in interstellar space, having crossed the boundary of our solar system.

The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)

 The CMB is faint radiation that fills the universe, and it's a remnant of the Big Bang. It provides a snapshot of the universe's early state, about 380,000 years after the Big Bang.

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