Space is one of the craziest places in the entire known universe, which is funny becomes it is what encompasses the entire universe. Science fiction writers get their inspiration from somewhere, which should give you a rough idea of what can be found in the depths of the darkness. The universe is a vast, terrifying place filled to the brim with a wide variety of unique and odd planets, stars, and occurrences. Here are ten of the oddest things we’ve discovered thus far in space.
Most people know that shooting stars are actually just meteors entering our atmosphere. However, hypervelocity stars are the true shooting star. These fire balls travel at millions of miles per hour through space.
Planet From Hell
Gliese 581 c has been called the “planet from hell” for a reason. Scientists feel this is the most likely planet to offer colonization for the human race, though. Despite this, the planet would melt your face off if you stepped outside on one half, while the other half will freeze you solid.