Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 15 of Newsy Pooloozi!
In this episode we found out IF the latest discovery on Mars could mean there’s life on the Red Planet! Staying in outer space, a special titanium toilet is heading to the International Space Station to help astronauts well, you know, do their business. Also, India opens the Atal Tunnel – the longest and highest highway tunnel in the world. We also hear from the California girl, Soley Sunshine, who’s spreading sunshine in mental health facilities around the world. And in Finland, they go low-tech to detect if airline passengers entering the country have the coronavirus (Here’s a clue: ruf-ruf!)
And the top fab facts that came out of all that were:
FAB FACT NUMBER 1: Mars, known as the Red Planet, is a freezing desert with no a substantial atmosphere, which means it has low pressure, making the existence of liquid water impossible.
FAB FACT NUMBER 2: It is believed that billions of years ago Mars had a mild climate similar to early Earth and was covered with oceans and lakes.
FAB FACT NUMBER 3: Titanium is a super duper strong but also lightweight metal, which is noncorrosive, meaning, it doesn’t rust, making it perfect to use in fixtures use in aerospace.
FAB FACT NUMBER 4: The recently opened Atal Tunnel… just under the Rohtang Pass in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, is now the world’s highest and longest highway tunnel.
FAB FACT NUMBER 5: Dogs, also known as canines, have smell receptors that are 10,000 times more accurate than humans, making them highly sensitive to odors humans can’t smell – like cancer, which they can accurately sniff out cancer in blood.