The myths of outer space that you must stop believing

Los mitos del espacio exterior que debes dejar de creer

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The universe we inhabit is so vast that who knows if we will ever fully explore it in fact because of that there are many myths and misconceptions related to this subject. There are people who think that we would freeze in an instant in outer space without any protection or that black holes are giant vacuum cleaners that suck up everything around them.

It is very common to think that space is thousands of kilometres away, but this is not the case, although experts have not agreed, most experts, including the NASA, agree that outer space begins at only 100 kilometres above sea level, because that is where the Earth’s atmosphere ends, and for you to get a better idea of outer space, 100 kilometres is the distance between one city and another, many times a holiday to the beach is much more distant than what you would do and fly vertically into space.

Others say that black holes suck up everything, first we have to start from the fact that they are not black holes they are masses with a lot of gravity force and we think that they suck up everything because gravity is so small it is so little space that things are deformed and they cannot get out and they are black because the light that enters does not bounce back however the stellar bodies find them at such a distance that it would be practically impossible for a black hole to eat anything.

Mercury is not the hottest planet in outer space.
The hottest planet in the solar system, it is said that mercury is the closest planet to the sun so it should be the hottest, but it is really false, the reason is that mercury has practically no atmosphere and heats up only with what it gets from the sun while venus through its thick clouds of sulfuric acid suffers a greenhouse effect so it is always hot.


In 1976 Viking 1 took a photograph of the surface of Mars and it would look like a human face, this photo generated many theories about the origin of the relief because for most theorists had created the Martians. But they were all disappointed in 1998 when the mans technology came up with the most detailed theories and finally revealed that it was a simple mountain and a game of shadows and lights nothing more.


According to what the gas giants Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Jupiter have taught us, they are planets from outer space that are made entirely of gas unlike the others that have solid materials. Any modern technology that would want to enter these planets would be shattered by the enormous pressure, but in order for there to be this pressure and gravity there must necessarily be a solid core if we could advance to the interior of the planet we would find materials in liquid state something very similar to molten metal.

We can see millions of stars, but how many can we really see? Experts point out that dark nights and out of all visual pollution the number of stars we could see with the naked eye in the sky is around 6000 stars.

Could it be that we exploded in space? If we don’t have protection in outer space we will be burned by the direct rays of the sun and radiation and eventually die of suffocation. Due to the lack of oxygen in space the air would end up leaving violently and the only way to live is to return to the ship immediately.


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