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    Fast Facts: Apr. 7

    • Although diamond is the hardest substance on Earth, when heated to 763 degrees Celsius (1404 degrees Fahrenheit) it vanishes. A small amount of carbon dioxide is released, but not even ash remains.
    • In the U.S., one can purchase a three part course to become a certified ghost hunter.
    • Back in 1919, the Russian transplant pioneer Serge Voronoff made headlines by grafting monkey testicles onto human males.
    • By weight, the sun is 70 percent hydrogen, 28 percent helium, 1.5 percent carbon, nitrogen and oxygen, and 0.5 percent all other elements.

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