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
Pulsars are rotating neutron stars that emit a beam of electromagnetic radiation that is visible only if you stay in its path. These dead stars got their name because their emission appear to be pulsating in space. The creation of a pulsar is similar to that of a neutron star. A star, with the mass […]Read More Pulsars, the dead stars of the Universe
Humans are born every second, and our planet can’t sustain humanity for much longer. Earth’s population limit is at about 10 billion people. After that, there will appear serious problems with the availability of fresh water and food. It is estimated that Earth’s population will reach 10 billion by 2050. If Earth can’t support us […]Read More The best places for humanity to colonize in space
Light Speed (obviously) is the speed that light travels at. It is unimaginably fast, traveling at 300.000 km/s (186282 m/s). Even though this seems very fast it still takes 8 minutes and 20 second for light to travel from the Sun to Earth. A light year is equivalent to the distance that light travels in […]Read More The truth about light speed
In the last post I talked about Black Holes, so today I wanted to talk about what can form when a Supernova appears: a nebulae. How do Nebulae form? Well… Nebulae are formed when the gases and particles from old exploded stars that collapse forming a cloud with its own gravitational form. In 5 billion […]Read More Facts about Nebulae
What is a Black Hole? A Black Hole, by definition, is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can’t get out. Black Holes are invisible for naked eye, and can be seen by detecting the radio waves and the X-rays emitted by them. How is a Black Hole formed? Black […]Read More What is actually a Black Hole and how does it form?
1. Only 45% of the Mars missions were successful. Out of 40 missions only 18 were successful, the most recent arrivals being the MAVEN mission which arrived September 22, 2014 and the Indian Space Research Organization’s MOM Mangalyaan orbiter, which arrived on September 24, 2014. 2. The Martian atmosphere. The Martian atmosphere is composed of […]Read More 10 interesting facts about Mars
Today, on the 18th of July 2017 we celebrate 37 years since India launched it’s first satellite, which made it the seventh nation that launched a man-made object into space. This date also marked India’s first successful rocket launch, the SLV-3 (Satellite Launch Vehicle-3), it’s height being 22 meters and a diameter of 1 meter. […]Read More INDIA LAUNCHED IT’S FIRST SATELLITE 37 YEARS AGO!
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