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Atoms are mostly empty space. Ernest Rutherford compared the inside of an atom as being, “like a few flies in a cathedral.”

King Henry and Anne Boleyn Deer shooting in Wi...

King Henry VIII with Anne Boleyn out deer hunting

King Henry VIII technically had either three or four wives, not six. He annulled is marriage to Anne of Cleves, the Pope declared is marriage to Anne Boleyn void because he was still married to Catherine of Aragon, and Henry declared his marriage to Catherine of Aragon void because it was illegal to marry his brothers wife, and she had previously been married to Henry’s brother Arthur.

The word Silver rhymes with Chilver, which is a female lamb.

Light can travel at 38 mph, through sodium chilled at -270 degrees Celsius. The speed of light is only constant in a vacuum.

All diamonds in the world come from the Earth’s surface, and are brought to the surface by volcanic eruptions. South Africa is the fifth largest producer of diamonds, after Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Botswana and Russia. Diamonds and graphite are both made out of pure carbon, but appear on opposite ends of the Mohs scale of hardness.

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