Interesting Facts about Science – Science is all a conscious effort to investigate, discover, and increase human understanding of various aspects of reality in human nature. These aspects are limited so that the resulting formulas are uncertain. Science provides certainty by limiting the scope of his views, and the certainty of science obtained from limitations. And there are Interesting Facts about Science that need to know.
Interesting Facts about Science:
1. Spider web
Believe it or not the spider web is stronger than steel? That’s what happened. Instead the U.S. military had planned to make bulletproof jackets are made of spun spider webs. So the scene in the movie Spiderman 2, which stop the train using the spider web is not something impossible.
2. The Density of Ice
Did you know that the density of ice is lighter 89% than the density of water? As a result 11% of the iceberg above the water surface. This fact makes icebergs floating on the sea is very dangerous, especially for ships that are sailing. This was evident in the historical accident that befell the Titanic in 1912. Ship “that can not be drowned” was sunk after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantk sea.
The history of fireworks stems from the discovery of fireworks in the 9th century in China. The story at that time a cook accidentally mixed three ingredients of black powder (black powder) and KNO3 is salt peter (potassium nitrate), sulfur (sulfur) and wood charcoal (charcoal). Apparently these three materials are flammable gunpowder. If the third material is inserted into a piece of bamboo and bamboo wicks burned then there will be a loud explosion sound.
4. Ship Tangker
Did you know that ship is the world’s largest tangker tangker Jahre Viking ship with a width of 69 meters and 458 meters long, 77 meters longer than the Empire Street Building in New York. Capable of carrying crude oil by 14 million barrels that can be able to support a vehicle engine on this earth for 2 WEEKS! WOW!
Do you know why the cactus can live with minimal environmental conditions of water? The word cactus comes from the Greek “KAKTOS” which means thorny plants. Actually had cactus leaves. But the leaves are turned into thorns, to reduce evaporation of water. Analogues such as this, if we kepedesan then we took the water is still hot then pour the water into a dish or bowl, then a few minutes the water was even colder aka become more widespread due to the cooling area. There are Interesting Facts about Science that very interesting to know.