Now this might just be something I was ignorant to, but even if you did know this one it’s awesome to say the least. Have you ever wondered where the mass of tree comes from? I mean shouldn’t it leave a hole in the soil from what it takes out? where does it get the thousands of pounds of wood and leaves that makes up the tree then?!?!! I’m going crazy…no I’m not. WHO SAID THAT! Hit the jump for the video that will and should blow your mind once you reach the end!
Thanks to Veritasium for the vid and for info that makes us all that more awesome of a person!
Trees can weigh hundreds or even thousands of tons, but where do they get this mass from? A few common answers are: the soil, water, and sunlight. But the truth is the vast majority of a dry tree’s mass comes from the air – it originated as carbon dioxide
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