Interesting Facts About Meteoroids

facts about meteoroids

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 … Read more Interesting Facts About Meteoroids

Facts about the Southern Cross (Crux Constellation)

Facts about the Southern Cross (Crux Constellation)

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 … Read more Facts about the Southern Cross (Crux Constellation)

Facts About Ursa Major

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 … Read more Facts About Ursa Major

Facts About Zero Gravity

Facts about zero gravity

“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 … Read more Facts About Zero Gravity

Facts About UFO Sightings

Facts About UFO Sightings

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 … Read more Facts About UFO Sightings

UFO Facts and Information

UFO Facts and Information

The term UFO refers to a flying object that an unknown to humans or the people of the earth. many UFO sightings have been recorded throughout the history in various parts of the world there by raising interest and questions about life on other planets. Of all these sightings, some are believable but most of … Read more UFO Facts and Information

Facts About Red Dwarf Stars

Facts about red dwarfs

The red dwarf stars are the smallest stars in the universe and also the highest in number. They are comparatively cooler than the sun. They also have the longest life than any other star. There is another type of stars that are smaller than the red dwarf stars,  known as Brown Dwarfs. Let’s find out … Read more Facts About Red Dwarf Stars

Top 10 Wackiest Rains on Different Planets in Space

Rains on different planets

“Hello” “Sorry boss, can’t come to work today, it’s hot sulphuric acid outside my home today and my kid is starting to melt.” Well, thank goodness, we don’t get the chance to make those excuses. Although we find the pictures of space spectacularly vibrant, the world out there is unforgiving and ferocious. Here’s a list … Read more Top 10 Wackiest Rains on Different Planets in Space

Why Is Halley’s Comet So Famous?

Why Is Halley's Comet So Famous?

Halley’s Comet is a periodic comet, which became famous for “visiting the Earth” every 75 to 76 years. But what makes this comet so special? What happens when it passes Earth? Halley’s Comet was discovered by astronomer Edmond Halley in 1696, who studied the reports of a comet approaching Earth in years 1531, 1607, and … Read more Why Is Halley’s Comet So Famous?

Interesting Facts About Comets

Interesting Facts About Comets

Comets are bright silver streaks of light in the night sky. We know that comets have freezing cold temperatures. Why is it that certain comets like Halley’s Comet are famous? How long do comets live? What to they revolve around? Do they exist beyond our solar system? How to spot a comet in the sky? … Read more Interesting Facts About Comets

20 Shining Facts About Constellations

Facts About Constellations

Constellations are apparent clusters of stars which astronomers of ancient times imagined forming figures of people, animals, or objects. On a dark night, one can see between 1000 and 1500 stars, each star belonging to some constellation. Constellations help us separate the sky into smaller portions. Here some cool constellation facts to empower your brain … Read more 20 Shining Facts About Constellations

Cool Facts About Exoplanets

Cool Facts About Exoplanets

Exoplanets, also called as “extrasolar planets” are the planets that exist outside our solar system that orbit stars other than our sun. They might be in the Milky Way or in other galaxies. As of 2018, more than 3500 exoplanets have been confirmed discovered from ground-based and space-based observatories. Astronomers estimate that there could be … Read more Cool Facts About Exoplanets