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The 7 Wonders of the Ocean No One Told You About

If I told you to give a list of the world's oceans, I am pretty certain you would say Atlantic, Indian, Pacific......yet, you wouldn't be all wrong. But for the main fact that these oceans are connected, they are in real fact just one large ocean. Check out more facts below as provided by about.com 1. [...]

Science Corner: What is a Satellite?

Global Positioning System Satellite (GPS) orbiting round the Earth I know what you are thinking. You are thinking along the lines of your DSTV satellite dish, or the type you see in Science documentaries, and movies like Gravity, and The Martian. Well, you may not be too far from the truth. A Satellite [...]

Is this the most Earth-like planet ever found? Alien exoplanet just a ‘stone’s throw’ from Earth and even has similar seasons

Researchers have revealed a newfound alien planet might be able to support life - and say it is just 16 light years away. Called Gliese 832c, it is a 'super-Earth' at least five times as massive as our planet. The researchers say it might be the closest in terms of conditions ever found - and [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:54:37+01:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why One-half Of The Moon Is Always Dark

All parts of the moon, with the exception of the corners of some deep craters that are in permanent shadow, are illuminated by the sun half the time. There is, however, a far side of the moon, which Earth-based observers never get to see, and which remained one of the great mysteries of nature until [...]

By |2015-04-01T13:39:10+01:00April 1st, 2012|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments