Top Universe Facts

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1. Black holes are the exact opposite of nothing, being the densest concentration of mass known in the universe.
2. The universe is expanding at 230 miles a second.
3. 75% of everything in the universe is hydrogen.
4. The brightest things in the universe are quasars, which can be over 4,000,000,000,000 times brighter than our sun.
5. An online plagiarism checker found an 89% similarity between "50 Shades of Grey" and Twilight fanfiction "Masters of the Universe."
6. Neutrinos are 100,000 times smaller that electrons, but there are so many of them that they may outweigh all the visible matter in the universe.
7. According to one scientific theory, our entire Universe may exist inside of a black hole.
8. All the stars in the universe will eventually burn out and the universe will be dark for the rest of time.
9. Fifty Shades of Grey was originally titled Masters of the Universe.
10. If you were to fall into a black hole, you'd be able to see both the universe beginning and ending due to time dilation.
11. The lowest note in the known universe is caused by the rumbling of a black hole in the Perseus galaxy - 57 octaves below middle C.
12. Scientific evidence suggests the soul is constructed from the fabric of the universe and lives on after the death of your physical body.
13. There are more stars in the universe than words have been spoken by all of the humans who have ever lived.
14. Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside you.
15. NASA beamed 'Across the Universe' by The Beatles into space - If aliens ever hear it, it will be the first human song they listen to.
16. 95 percent of all the stars that this universe will ever see have already been born.
17. The universe contains over 100 billion galaxies.
18. If you properly shuffle a deck of cards, the resulting deck will have most likely never been seen before in the history of the universe.
19. The largest object in the known universe is over 10,000,000,000 light years across and theoretically should not exist.
20. Everything in the universe moves relative to everything else. The sun is no more fixed in space than the earth is.
21. The universe is getting less blue and more red.
22. A ‘googolplex’ is a number so vast it can’t be written down: there’s not enough room in the universe for all the zeros.
23. Stephen Colbert exists in the Marvel Universe; he ran for president and he helped Spider-Man defeat a villain.
24. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will mark the first Marvel Cinematic Universe appearance of Thor without Loki.
25. There is no physical center of the universe.
26. The universe is slowly dying— the energy output of over 200,000 galaxies is only about half of what it was 2 billion years ago.
27. 13.7 billion years ago, the contents of the universe were contained in a volume less than one trillionth the size of the point of a pin.
28. There are ten times as many stars in the known universe as there are grains of sand in the world.
29. Every atom in existence is about 99.99% empty space – Which means everything in the universe is made up of mostly nothing.

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