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2018
It takes the light only 1.3 seconds to travel from the Moon to Earth
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The distance between the Earth and the Moon is only 238,855 miles
By Ellie
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2020
The Sun makes a full rotation once every 25 – 35 days
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one full rotation equals one full day. However, our gargantuan sun takes 25 – 35 Earth days to make one full rotation!
By Ellie
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2020
The Martian day is 24 hours 39 minutes and 35 seconds long
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You’d assume there are less days in a year on Mars than Earth, right? Wrong!
By Ellie
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2014
A jiffy is an actual unit of time
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defined as the time it takes for light to travel one fermi, which is approximately the size of a nucleon
By Ellie
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2018
11 hours and 5 minutes for one match
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The longest tennis match in history
By Ellie
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2020
Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10
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That's why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle
By Matan
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