Hi everyone, i am back with a new topic today, as we know that there are many strange thing’s that happens around us and we don’t know why that happens but those strange event’s are in a smaller level, today i am going to talk about some strange and oddest thing’s about a gas shrouded ball of water and rock we call home(Planet Earth).
Today we will talk about 5 strange and oddest things about our planet Earth-
1. THE PLANET POLE’S FLIP- we all know that North is, well, north- somewhere above Alaska- and south is down near the middle of Antarctica. That will always be true for planet’s geographic poles, but it’s only intermittently true for planet’s magnetic poles. Over the past 20 million years, the magnetic poles have flip-flopped every several hundred thousand years or so, which means that if you have a compass in your hand about 800,000 years ago, it would tell you that north was in Antarctica.
2. IT HAS A SUPERSIZED MOON- Sunday evening marked as most recent rising of the supermoon, but regardless of how large Earth’s moon appears in the sky on any given night, it’s always among the solar system’s most overgrown satellites. Relative to Earth, it’s positive enormous, coming in at a quarter as wide as our home planet. The only celestial twosome that bests the Earth-Moon team in this regard is Pluto and it’s biggest moon Charon, which really form more of a binary system- a pair of objects twirling around each other- rather than typical planet- moon pair. And thanks goodness the moon is so big and so close. If it were smaller or farther away, we would never see total Solar eclipses.
3. THE BIGGEST MAMMAL MIGRATION IS AIRBORNE- yep, you may have thought the 1.3 million wildebeest that hoof their way between Kenya and Tanzania were tops, but you’d be wrong. Millions and millions of bats- giant fruit bats, to be exact-fly between the democratic republic of Congo and Zambia’s Kasanka National Park each year. With more than 10 million of these cat-size, mango-munching, echolocating chiropterans involved, it’s the lstest known mammal migration of Earth.
4. IT HOSTS A HUMONGOUS FUNGUS- when it comes to the biggest living things on Earth, it might be easy to think about blue whales, elephants and trees. You may even recall that coral reefs are the largest conglomerates of critters. But largest single organism reported in Armillaria mushroom in Oregon. In 1992, one of these fungi was found in Michigan covering 37 acres. But more recently, teams investigating a mysterious tree die-off found that the culprit was an even more monstrous fungus, covering at least 2000 acres and estimated to be thousands of years old. Though the mushrooms themselves erupt out of the soil, they’re connected by a tentacular underground network of tissues called mycelia. There’s a chance the mushroom’s offshoots may not all be perfect clones, but it does appear as though the giant fungus takes this particular trophy.
5. SOME PARTS ARE DOWNRIGHT ALIEN LOOKING- Ethiopia’s Danakil depression is a bizarre landscape worthy of the superlatives tossed at it. Hottest , Driest, Lowest, Weirdest. Though simmering hot springs, poisonous gases, crackling lava lakes, and salty mirages makes the Danakil depression seems like one of the most inhospitable places of Earth, even here, life has found a way. Multicoloured hydrothermal vents are home to ecosystems that astrobiologists are now using as analogin the search for life beyond Earth.