Tuesday, June 7, 2011
FUN FACT FRIDAYS March 11th 2011
YAYYYYY JELLYFISH. So each tentacle on a Box Jellyfish has 500,000 cnidocytes which are microscopic harpoon shaped coiled hollow hairs. When triggered they spring out as fast as 700 nanoseconds, thus reaching an acceleration of up to 5,410,000 G's. That is the fastest moving thing on earth not on a cellular, molecular, or particle level.