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Top 10 Things You Thought You Knew About Space… #4 is Quite Surprising!

While humans still haven’t explored the Earth, we have long looked up and tried seeing beyond the heavens not just for signs of other intelligent life out there in the other planets but also to satisfy our innate curiosity.

Still, there are a lot of things that we thought we knew about space that turned out to be mere misconceptions, mainly because we were influenced by some Hollywood movies or simply assumed things or even learned about the supposed facts that turned out to be much different from the truth.

Take for example the best known fact that Mt. Everest is the highest/tallest mountain n Earth. Now, while this is true if the measurements are taken from the foot of the mountain, such is proven false if the measurement starts from the center of the Earth! Why? Check out this video by Alltime10s for the explanation (plus the rest of the things you thought you knew about space)…


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