Massive Amounts of Toxic “Grease” Found in Space

10 billion trillion trillion tons of carbon-based material staggers experts

Image Credits: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Flickr.

Interstellar space may seem like an empty void but it is actually filled with a strange haze of toxic grease, new research suggests.

Experts created a synthetic version of interstellar dust taken from asteroids and analyzed it to work out exactly what it’s made of.

They discovered that the Milky Way alone contains enough ‘space grease’ to fill 40 trillion trillion trillion packs of butter.

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