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Facts About Robots In Space

Facts About Robots In Space

March 16, 2019

Robots are useful for space exploration because they can withstand the harsh environments and can manage to be lonely for long durations unlike humans. Ever since, robots of less advance and highly advanced technology have helped us understand the universe better by sending to earth the precious data they collect each second. Some Famous Robots […]

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Polar Vortex Facts - Everything You Need to Know

Polar Vortex Facts – Everything You Need to Know

February 10, 2019

Polar vortex is nothing new. It has recently become popular due to its contribution in USA’s recent extreme cold temperatures in January 2019. Polar vortex can be defined as a large area of low pressure cold air on the poles of the earth. It weakens during the summer and becomes stronger in winters, but has […]

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Facts About Kepler 452b

Facts About Kepler 452b

January 17, 2019

Kepler 452b is an earth-like planet orbiting a sun-like star, Kepler-452, located in the constellation Cygnus. What does this mean? It means that we could inhabit this planet someday in far future. There’s more to it than the similarities mentioned here. Read on for more amazing facts on Kepler 452b planet. It was discovered by […]

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Facts About Cumulus Clouds

January 15, 2019

Cumulus clouds look like fluffy cotton. Their base is round and the top has rounded towers. Read on for cool facts on Cumulus clouds. Shape and name of cumulus clouds The word “Cumulus” means pile in Latin. Cumulus clouds get their name because they look “piled up” over one another. A cumulus cloud that resembles […]

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Facts About Stratovolcanoes

Interesting Facts About Stratovolcanoes

January 2, 2019

Stratovolcanoes or composite volcanoes are characterised by their steep slopes. Some famous volcanoes like Mount St Helens, Mount Tambora and Krakatoa are some examples of stratovolcanoes. Read on to know interesting facts about stratovolcanoes. Grand and steep sided Many large volcanoes on earth are stratovolcanoes. They are steep-sided and have alternating layers of lava, volcanic […]

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Facts About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Unbelievable Facts About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

December 12, 2018

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an accumulation of an estimated 80,000 metric tonnes of plastic in the Central North Pacific Ocean. Here are some unbelievable facts on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. First found in 1977 In July of 1977, Captain Charles J. Moore of USA was sailing 1,600 kilometers off the coast of […]

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Facts About Kuiper Belt

Interesting Facts About Kuiper Belt

November 3, 2018

Kuiper belt is a set of bodies orbiting the sun. It exists beyond the solar system, after Neptune. It is quite similar to the asteroid belt but is much thicker. Pluto, which we once regarded as a planet is an object of the Kuiper Belt. In fact, Kuiper has more planet-like objects that even have […]

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Facts About Halley’s Comet

Facts About Halley’s Comet

November 1, 2018

Halley’s Comet is perhaps the most famous comet of the solar system. Named after Edmund Halley, the scientist who predicted its return, the Halley’s Comet has many interesting facts associated with it. Read on to find out the coolest facts about the Halley’s Comet. Darker than coal We see a bright spectacular streak of light […]

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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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