Interesting facts about Jupiter

The planet Jupiter is the fifth planet out from the Sun, and is two and a half times more massive than all the other planets in the solar system combined. Jupiter is the giant of the Solar System, with a mass more than 300 times the mass of the Earth and is called after the … Read more

Interesting facts about Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the most distant that can be seen with the naked eye. Many astronomers consider Saturn the most beautiful planet in the solar system because of its stunning rings. In fact, Saturn’s nickname is “the jewel of the solar system“. Only Jupiter has more moons (63) than … Read more

Interesting facts about 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 average distance from the Moon to the Earth is 384,403 kilometres (238,857 miles). The Moon is in synchronous rotation with Earth meaning the same side … Read more

Interesting facts about Sun

The Sun  is the star at the center of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth’s climate and weather. The Earth‘s core is about as hot as the sun. At around 1,392,000 kilometers (865,000 miles) wide, the Sun’s diameter is about 110 times wider than Earth’s. 1.3 million Earths could fit inside the … Read more

Interesting facts about Universe

The Universe is probably about 14 billion years old, but the estimations vary. The Universe was once thought to be everything that could ever exist, but recent theories about inflation (e.g. Big Bang) suggest our universe may be just one of countless bubbles of space time. The Universe may have neither a center nor an … Read more

Interesting facts about Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun. The Earth was formed approximately 4.54 billion years ago and is the only known planet to support life. Earth isn’t round. Centrifugal force pushes outwards at Earth’s equator giving it a slight waistline. It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun … Read more