I was getting bored of all of the “Facts about” articles that I wrote so I decided to change my style a little bit. From now on I will write everything I know about a particular object in space. So let’s start with the giant yellow ball that warms us every day, the Sun. Our […]Read More The Sun and what do we know about it
1. Density Because the density of Saturn is smaller than the density of water, theoretically, if there was an ocean big enough, Saturn could easily float on the top of it. 2. Rings The rings of Saturn are composed of rock, dust and ice. These pieces could range from as small as grains of sand […]Read More Interesting facts about Saturn
Yesterday, on the 21st of August 2017 took place the first total solar eclipse in 38 years. A solar eclipse is an event in which the moon passes between the sun and Earth, and blocks a part or all of the sun for 3 to 4 hours. The eclipse was visible in all North America […]Read More The Great American Solar Eclipse
About 70% of Earth’s surface is covered with water, 97% of which is composed of our oceans and is salted water, and the rest 3% is freshwater found in lakes and in glacier and polar caps. But where did all this water come from? Remnants of an old star Scientists believe that some of the […]Read More Where did the water on Earth come from?
Our sun was formed in a period of 30-50 million years, with the materials of a dead star. Most stars are formed inside a nebula, but through what does a star go before becoming a star? Stage 1: Protostar No nebulae have a uniform density. There always exist knots that are denser than other parts […]Read More How is a star born?
1. Training with Armageddon. NASA will show the Armageddon movie to its trainees and ask them to find as many scientific inaccuracies as possible. 2. There are a lot of NASA inventions that we use every day. A lot of the things that we use every day were invented by scientists at NASA. Some of […]Read More 15 Facts about NASA
The Falcon Heavy is SpaceX’s most ambitious project yet. The Falcon Heavy is a variant of an advanced version of the Falcon 9, with 2 additional Falcon 9 First stages as strap-on boosters. Elon Musk announced that the first launch of the rocket will take place in November 2017. While the Falcon 9 has one […]Read More SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch is scheduled for November.
Where did life come from on Earth? This is a common question asked by scientists, but it still doesn’t have a solid answer. There are a lot of theories, but today I will cover only the 3 most credible ones. 1. Life came from Mars. It is thought that life came from Mars, as rocks […]Read More Where did life come from on Earth?
Pluto is a dwarf planet, and it had this title from the year 2006. Even though it is still considered a planet, Pluto has only 70% the diameter and 0.17 the mass of the moon. But what other interesting things are known about Pluto? Pluto was discovered in the year 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh. It […]Read More Pluto, the forgotten planet
Andromeda is the closest galaxy to the Milky Way, at a distance of approx. 2.5 million light years away from us. Andromeda is 2.2 times bigger than our galaxy and contains about 1 trillion stars, compared to the 200-300 billion stars in the Milky Way. It was believed that Andromeda was a nebula until 1920. Andromeda […]Read More Andromeda