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Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

October 31, 2018

Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci) is an echinoderm and is one of the few animals that can eat corals. It was first seen in 1957 and is a threat to the Great Barrier Reef. It is covered with venomous thorn-like spines. Its resemblance to the biblical crown of thorns gives its name “Crown of […]

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Fun Facts About Fossils

Fun Facts About Fossils

October 29, 2018

Fossils are remains of long-dead animals that are still preserved in rocks. They give us an interesting insight into how the living beings were like thousands of years ago and how they evolved into creatures that exist today. Read on to know cool and fun facts about fossils. The oldest of all the fossils The […]

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Facts About Baobab Trees

Facts About Baobab Trees

October 25, 2018

The Baobab tree, commonly known as “the tree planted upside down” and “monkey bread tree”, is a tropical tree belonging to the family of Bombacoideae, a plant sub-family whose almost all the trees grow in the tropical regions. Their characteristic is very large fruits, such as the Durian fruit. The Baobab tree grows spontaneously in […]

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Legendary Facts About Pegasus Constellation

October 22, 2018

Pegasus is a magnificent constellation occupying more than 1200 square degrees in the sky. Pegasus is a white-colored winged horse in Greek mythology. Closely associated with the Perseus constellation, the Pegasus constellation is quite easy to spot in the night sky due to its symbolic, “the great square”, which is made up of bright stars. […]

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facts about Perseus constellation

Facts About Perseus Constellation

October 20, 2018

The Perseus constellation is a boreal constellation that gets its name from Greek mythology. Representing a Greek demigod, the constellation is known for its antiquity. Surrounded by prominent stars, nebulae, asterisms, and other celestial bodies, the Perseus constellation is quite fascinating to study. Here are some interesting facts about the Perseus constellation. Basic information on […]

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Fun Facts About Geodesic Domes

Fun Facts About Geodesic Domes

October 15, 2018

The geodesic dome was “invented” by Walter Bauersfeld in 1923 while building a planetarium project for Carl Zeiss Optical. Geodesic domes are very strong structures and can bear a huge amount of load because they are made of interconnected triangles. The triangle is a stable shape in itself. The entire structure of interconnected triangles becomes […]

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Interesting facts about earth

Interesting Facts About Earth – Science Facts

October 10, 2018

The Earth has treasures of all kinds and is the lonely planet that has life. There are planets that are full of diamonds and mysterious clouds. Nevertheless, we love our “pale blue dot” that stands out because of its ability to sustain life. Here are some interesting earth facts. What Earth is composed of Earth, […]

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facts about meteoroids

Interesting Facts About Meteoroids

October 10, 2018

Quite often when we get the time to observe the night sky, we can see something that resembles a bright streak of light falling from the sky – they are the so-called shooting stars. However, real stars do not fall. Even if they did fall and hit the earth, there would be an apocalypse on […]

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Facts about the Southern Cross (Crux Constellation)

Facts about the Southern Cross (Crux Constellation)

October 3, 2018

Southern Cross or the Crux Constellation is the smallest constellation we know. It is named so because it’s shaped like a cross. It is visible from the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of the brightest constellations in the night sky, with two of its stars falling under the brightest star category (First magnitude). The Southern […]

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Facts About Ursa Major

October 3, 2018

Ursa Major is a circumpolar constellation that can be seen from the northern hemisphere of earth. It is said to resemble a bear and holds importance as per the Greek Mythology. It is among the oldest recognized constellations in the sky. It is the third largest constellation of the 88 constellations known to us. Our […]

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Facts about zero gravity

Facts About Zero Gravity

October 1, 2018

“Zero Gravity” is a state when we cannot feel our weight. It could be because of two reasons. 1. We are at a place where there is no gravitational force acting upon us. 2. We are free falling. A good example would be being in an elevator that is going down, or a high speed […]

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Facts About UFO Sightings

Facts About UFO Sightings

September 27, 2018

At any time of the day, at least one person is looking out at the sky at an object that they are not aware of or have never seen before. Such objects are called “Unidentified Flying Objects”. While most of these unidentified objects are a meteor, asteroid, comet, or a special flying craft. Only some […]

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