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Do Your Body Much Good With These Vitamin-Rich Foods

In order to keep our bodies working at their best, we need to provide them with the vitamins that they need. But it's very easy to neglect taking fruits and vegetables, which are packed with the important vitamins and nutrients we need to function. If you can maintain a healthy diet, you can get most [...]

Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars, Just How Big Do You Think They Are?

Every one who ever attended nursery school knows the rhyme, part of which was quoted in the headline. And looking to the night sky, you observe those twinkly stars and wonder if they are really that small or if they just appear so. But what are the facts? In our voyage, we will consider how [...]

So Tell Me, Why Do We ONLY See One Side of the Moon?

Has this thought ever crossed your mind? Look to the night sky on any night of the year, and staring back at you is the same side of the moon. Does it have only one side? Is it fixed in space? Does it spin about any axis? are some of the questions that come to [...]

Could You Really Live on Another Planet Other Than Earth?

Where would you go if you could choose to live on a planet other than Earth? Are you thinking Mars? BBC iWonder tells us that scientists predict there may be about 40 billion Earth-like planets in the Milky Way, yes 40 billion! Yet, the Milky Way is just one galaxy out of countless billions in Space, [...]

Solar System Tour: The Sun

The Sun is by far the largest object in the solar system. It contains more than 99.8% of the total mass of the Solar System (Jupiter contains most of the rest). It is often said that the Sun is an "ordinary" star. That's true in the sense that there are many others similar to it. [...]

Solar System Tour (The Moon)

The Moon The Moon (or Luna) is the Earth’s only natural satellite and was formed 4.6 billion years ago around some 30–50 million years after the formation of the solar system. The Moon  is Earth's only natural satellite. It is one of the largest natural satellites in the Solar System, and, among planetary satellites, the largest relative to the size of the planet [...]

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 [...]

Solar System Tour (Planet Jupiter)

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet in the Solar System. It is a giant planet with a mass one-thousandth of that of the Sun but it is two and a half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined. It resembles a star in composition, but [...]

Think our rain showers are bad? Watch the incredible video revealing rain on the sun

If you've ever been caught in a rainstorm, you may have thought there is nothing worse. However, researchers have revealed a major new insight into rain on the sun - and say it puts our own into perspective. Just like on Earth, the Sun has spells of bad weather, with high winds and showers of [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:53:07+01:00July 31st, 2014|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Think our rain showers are bad? Watch the incredible video revealing rain on the sun

If you've ever been caught in a rainstorm, you may have thought there is nothing worse. However, researchers have revealed a major new insight into rain on the sun - and say it puts our own into perspective. Just like on Earth, the Sun has spells of bad weather, with high winds and showers of [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:54:42+01:00June 25th, 2014|Categories: facts|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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