Venus is located right after Mercury making it the second planet in the Solar System close to the Sun. Its name derives from the ancient Roman diva of affection and loveliness. Some scientists say that Venus is like a twin… Continue reading
Solar Eclipse Facts
Solar Eclipse occurs when the Moon passes in front of the Sun. This event is also called occultation. There are currently 3 variations of the Solar Eclipse – partial, ring-shaped and full.… Continue reading
Mercury is a planet in the Solar System which is located closer to the Sun than any other. Due to this closeness to the Sun, Mercury can only be seen from Earth when it’s twilight.
A year on Mercury lasts… Continue reading
Some Interesting Jupiter Facts
Jupiter is located after Mars becoming the fifth planet closest to the Sun.
The temperature on the surface of Jupiter is around -108°C, making it an impossible for a human creature to live on it.
The… Continue reading
Mars is located right after Earth making it the fourth planet closest to the Sun. The planet’s name derives from an ancient Roman god of war.
The gravity on Mars is 3 times lower than Earth’s meaning that… Continue reading
* Earth is located third from the Sun after Mercury and Venus. Our planet is the only one in the Solar System with living creatures on it.
* The speed of Earth is constantly slowing down with every moment passed… Continue reading
In Roman mythology they called Jupiter the king of gods. Jupiter is the largest of the planets in the solar system. In ancient Greek times they named Jupiter after Zeus. In 1610 Galileo discovered the four moons of Jupiter named… Continue reading
Here I will give an answer to the question: ‘What has been the fastest man made object so far?’. No matter the high level of technology today, the highest speed achieve by an object made by humans is far from… Continue reading
Nobody has seen them directly, but everybody knows they exist. Black holes are one of the most mysterious objects in the universe. Some of them has reached enormous masses – billions times the mass of our Sun. They have incredible… Continue reading
This is a cool video explaining the basics of our Solar System. The good thing about it is that the emphasis is not put on the graphics, but on the information in the movie. Its idea is to teach you… Continue reading