Knowledgeable Scientific Facts About Neanderthals

Facts About Neanderthals

The neanderthals, our closest relatives, lived in Eurasia more than 200 thousand years ago. However little we know of them, it’s more than we have known about any other “homo”-genus. Here are some amazing facts about Neanderthals. They had a strong reasoning capacity Although lower than Homo-Sapiens, they too had an amazing reasoning capacity. Through … Read more Knowledgeable Scientific Facts About Neanderthals

Curious Facts About Mars The Red Planet

Facts about Mars

With a diameter of around 6,792 km, it is the second smallest planet in the solar system, followed by Earth. Read on for awesome facts about Mars. 1. Both Mars and Earth are rocky planets and have a similar surface structure. Did you know planets can be gaseous or rocky? Discover more about it in … Read more Curious Facts About Mars The Red Planet

12 Killer Facts About Death

12 Killer Facts About Death

Everyone wants to know what happens when we die. While there’s nothing to ascertain what really happens when we die, we do have some accurate facts about death. 1. First burial Humans first buried the dead at about 200,000 years ago. The first burial sites were found in Atapuerca (Spain) where fossils of 27 heidelbergensis … Read more 12 Killer Facts About Death

Facts About Robots In Space

Facts About Robots In Space

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 … Read more Facts About Robots In Space

Polar Vortex Facts – Everything You Need to Know

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 … Read more Polar Vortex Facts – Everything You Need to Know

Facts About Kepler 452b

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 … Read more Facts About Kepler 452b

Facts About Cumulus Clouds

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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 … Read more Facts About Cumulus Clouds

Interesting Facts About Stratovolcanoes

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 … Read more Interesting Facts About Stratovolcanoes

Unbelievable Facts About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Facts About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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 … Read more Unbelievable Facts About The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Interesting Facts About Kuiper Belt

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 … Read more Interesting Facts About Kuiper Belt

Facts About Halley’s Comet

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 … Read more Facts About Halley’s Comet

Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

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 … Read more Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish