Yes, it’s downright cold, even for the hardiest of souls. There’s no doubt that most of Canada has been suffering through some bitterly frigid weather over the past few weeks.
But if you think we’ve got it cold here, this is nothing compared to what can be encountered across the cosmos.
Here are some the coldest places scientists have ever studied.
5. ANTARCTICA: -94.7 C
Just to put things into perspective, the coldest air temperature ever recorded on our planet Earth is -89.2 C at Russia’s Vostok Station in Antarctica on July 21, 1983. However, even this record might have unofficially been broken in August 2010, when a NASA Earth observation satellite recorded that east Antarctica one day hit a mind-numbing temperature of -94.7 C. But this won’t make it into the Guinness Book of World Records because the measurements weren’t made with thermometers.
4. PLUTO: -229 C
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