Cosmic Facts About Astronauts

Cosmic Facts About Astronauts

The term “astronaut” is derived from Greek words “astro”, which means star, and “naut” which means “sailor”. To be an astronaut, you have to be taller than 5’2” and shorter than 6’3”. Astronauts’ height can increase by 30% when in space. As per astronauts, the space smells like “smeared steak” and tastes like “raspberries”. The … Read more Cosmic Facts About Astronauts

Interesting Black Hole Facts for the Nerd in You

Interesting Black Hole Facts

Read on for awesome black hole facts for the nerd in you. Black holes are smaller than we think. The radius of a typical black hole is only about 30 kilometers. . If our sun were to shrink into a black hole, it would only have a radius of 3 kilometers. The current radius of … Read more Interesting Black Hole Facts for the Nerd in You

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

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

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