Interesting and cool facts, movies, theories, pictures, and news about space, the Universe and our Solar system.

Solar System

Learn about our Solar system by reading some cool articles about it.

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

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 Facts

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

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

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

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