10 of the coolest things in space that you had no idea existed
Although we don't know much about our expanding and potentially infinite universe, what we have found so far is a mix of awe-inspiring, terrifying, and downright weird.
Here are a few space oddities that you had no idea existed.
There's a giant space cloud that might smell like rum.
Scientists have found a planet that might be made of solid diamond.
There's also a planet that's made completely of ice – but it's on fire.
The Black Widow Pulsar consumes its companion.
Astronomers have discovered a rogue planet that drifts across the universe alone.
There's a planet where it rains razor-sharp glass sideways.
Scientists have discovered a bunch of potentially habitable planets.
Real shooting stars exist.
There are 100 mirrors sitting on the surface of the moon.
The biggest water supply in the universe is floating around a black hole.