10 Mind boggling facts about earth you never knew!
Our mother earth is really a wonder ball of sorts. We may be living on this earth, but most of us are just not aware of some of the wonderful facts about earth. So we thought let’s just increase the knowledge of our fellow beings and here we present to you the top facts about earth that you never knew about. With so much going on, I need to check if am actually on Earth!
1 A teaspoonful of soil has more living organisms than people on earth
In every patch of soil you can easily see entire eco systems comprised of several millions of living creatures that interact as well. There are more creatures in a teaspoon of high quality soil than there are number of people living on planet Earth. The variety of living beings is amazing and this brings in a variety of nutrients within the soil.
2 Before the occurrence of trees, earth had giant mushrooms
Around 350 to 420 million years ago, when plant life started to sprinkle from the land and the tallest trees only raised to a few feet high, large living spires grew from the ground. According to the New Scientist magazine, the organism had trunks that used to be 24 feet (8 meters) high and 3 feet (1 meter) wide.
3 The Earth’s core is as hot as the sun’s surface
A current study in Science shows that the temperature of our planet’s core is near around 6,000 degrees Kelvin, which is much higher than the previous findings that were closer to 5,000 degrees Kelvin. This unintelligible temperature is the same as the surface of the sun.