Summer is officially upon us! It’s time for amusement in the radiant heat of a 4.5-billion-year-old sphere of searing plasma that fuses 620 million tons of hydrogen per second – in short: fun in the sun.
With that in mind, we present these scientific snippets underlying some beloved aspects of the season.
10. Uranians rarely have a midsummer night’s dream.
9. If flowers are so good at math why did humans invent calculus?
8. Also, don’t add cannonballs.
7. If you see a green sunset, run.
5. If you aren’t in a loop, it’s the harness and terror.
4. Humans also decay to lower energies around campfires.
3. Alternate theory.
2. They will also one day rule earth. Look at those eyes.
1. All kidding aside, we seriously need to figure out how this works so we can harness it.
What’s your favourite summer science factoid? Tweet it to @Perimeter with the hashtag #PhysicsOfSummer.
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