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 [...]

What No One Ever Told You About APRIL, the Fourth Month

Did you notice that today is the fourth day of the fourth month? So, what do you know about April, the first month of the second quarter of the year? Below are some things no one ever told you about the beautiful April. And the Month Was Named APRIL! The origin of this name lies [...]

FRIDAY: The Confusion about this Day’s Name

The Latin name for the day is Dies Veneris, which means Day of Venus in accordance with the "planet" assigned to the day by the ancients. This convention was adopted in Old English, and the day came to be known as Frīġedæġ translated Freya's day or Frigg's day, and this is where the confusion begins. See [...]

Solar System Tour (Neptune)

Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and is the most distant planet from the Sun. This gas giant planet may have formed much closer to the Sun in early solar system history before migrating to its present position. Fast Facts about Neptune 1. The Berlin observatory, following Le Verrier’s calculations giving the possible position of [...]

Should Pluto be a planet again? Experts debate to reinstate the ninth world of the solar system

In 2006, Pluto lost its status as a planet when other bodies in the solar system of similar or greater size were found. The decision to demote it to a ‘dwarf planet’ by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) at the time was highly contentious - and it now seems many still want its planet status [...]

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