It’s a FACT#4

1. A cloud of 1km3 weights around 1000 tons.

2. Writer Ernest Hemmingway has survived two successive plane crashes in 1954. The first was meant to be a sightseeing flight during which the plane struck an abandoned utility pole. On the next day when he was going to travel to another city to get a proper medical help the plane exploded during the take off.

3. Luigi Bezzerra invented the first espresso machine in 1901 for the purpose of reducing the time coffee brakes in Italy’s factories during the Industrial Revolution.

4. An area the size of a grain of sand in the sky would contain around 10,000 galaxies (and each galaxy can have anywhere from 10 million to 1000 billion stars in it).

5. The guy who invented and patented Pringles packaging (and the method of stacking the chips in them) actually has some of his ashes buried in Pringles can at his request.












6. Pringles can might or might not be the fanciest place for your remains but I definitely know what I would consider- leaving in style. Clyde Tombaugh, the man who discovered Pluto in 1930, has a small part of his remains loaded on to the New Horizons space probe, which is at the moment (or at least as I checked on 27-01-2013 20:00 UTC) 26.24 AU away from Earth (3 925 448 126.9km). New Horizons is heading towards Pluto and should reach it in 2015.

New Horizons space probe

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *