Swackett Fun Fact: Olympus Mons is a mountain on Mars, which is about fifteen miles high, three times higher than Mount Everest on earth, and at the top it is 45 miles across!
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Frogs are said to croak even louder than usual when bad weather is on the horizon.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A light wind is called a Zephyr. Many poets use the term to describe the gentlest of breezes.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Want to escape the heat? Go up. The temperature drops 3.5 degrees for every 1,000 feet.
Swackett Fun Fact: When high speed trains past each other they must slow down; the passing trains produce a low-pressure area between them that can actually pull the glass out of the frames.
Swackett Fun Fact: Australia is the only continent on earth without an active volcano.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: According to Nasa, when the temperature reaches 95 degrees Fahrenheit, our work output drops by 45 percent.
Swackett Fun Fact: During one complete trip around Earth (one orbit) the Moon travels a distance of 1,423,000 miles (2,290,000 Kilometers) in about 27.3 days.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: The heat stored by roofs, pavement, and concrete structures can raise the night temperature in cities by as much as 22 degrees.
Swackett Fun Fact: Earthquakes happen deep into the Earth, as far as 400 miles below the surface, according to the USGS.