At Questacon, we’re creating a better future through engagement with science, technology and innovation across Australia.
Even at the speed of light, signals and messages from Earth take about 1.2 seconds to reach the Moon.
In space no space is wasted! As there is no up or down, all the surfaces inside a spacecraft are packed with equipment.
Human ears cannot hear all sounds. For a human to hear something, the object producing the sound needs to vibrate between 20 and 20,000 times every second.
Glaciers typically move at about 25 cm every day.
The adult human body has 206 bones.
Questacon acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Custodians and first scientists, makers and innovators of this land and their continuing connection to Country.
We pay our respect to the Elders past, present and emerging.