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Five Interesting Places You CANNOT Visit

July 10, 2022 |

Due to the increasing use of technology, it feels quite impossible to know that some parts of the planet are still unexplored and covered in mysteries. The lesser you know about these destinations, the more you crave for it. Read More

Spectacular Sunset Captured aboard ISS

May 22, 2021 |

We’ve all seen the iconic image of earth from space: the classic image of Earth, the ‘Blue Marble’, taken on December 7, 1972, depcting our planet as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon. Read More

May 30: Mars to Make The Closest Approach to Earth In 11 Years

May 27, 2016 | 1

Don’t miss!!! On Monday, May 30, Mars will be closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years and it will shine 10 times brighter than it did at the start of 2016. Read More

What If Earth Were A Moon Of Jupiter

April 28, 2016 |

Jupiter is a really big object, its the largest planet in our solar system, so big that 1321 Earth’s can fit into it. This gas giant has 67 moons — four large moons and dozens of smaller ones. Read More

NASA Confirmed New Potentially Hazardous Asteroids Near Earth

April 8, 2016 | 1

NASA’ NEOWISE mission (Near-Earth Object Wide-field Survey Explorer) has just released a worth of survey data, characterizing 439 near-Earth objects, out of those, 72 are newly discovered. Read More

Dark Cloud Could Have Contributed To A Mass Extinction

March 27, 2016 | 3

New study suggests that an encounter of the solar system with a giant molecular dark cloud could have driven an environmental catastrophe leading to mass extinction in the last 8 million years of the Cretaceous period. Read More

What Would Happen If Earth Doubled In Size Overnight?

March 6, 2016 |

We live in a part of the solar system called the Goldilocks zone where it’s not too hot that all the water evaporates away, but it’s also not too cold where it freezes instead… and unless you’re an astronaut, the big spherical rock will be your home for life. Read More

NASA: Asteroid 2013 TX68 Cannot Impact Earth Over The Next Century

February 26, 2016 |

Earlier this month, the news about a small asteroid coming close to Earth has caused controversy among the astronomical community. Read More

The Moon Is Shrinking. Are We Destroying It?

October 3, 2015 |

Gravity from the Sun and moon work together to give us tides here on Earth. And in return, Earth’s gravity is cracking the moon’s surface. Sorry to be the one that told you this, but the moon is shrinking. Read More

Why Doesn’t Earth Have Rings Around It Like Saturn?

August 26, 2015 | 1

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune all have rings, so why doesn’t Earth have rings too? Turns out that, mostly, the answer is luck. Read More

Early Earth Ate A Mercury-Like Planet Thus Allowing Life To Flourish

April 17, 2015 |

The ‘young’ Earth may have swallowed a Mercury-like planet billions of years ago, a collision which providing our planet’s layers and generate Earth’s magnetic field creating the perfect conditions required for life to flourish. Read More

NASA On Alert: Huge Asteroid On Near-Collision Course With Earth

March 25, 2015 |

According to a report, a 1,000 m wide huge asteroid could pass past earth on Friday. Currently, the asteroid has been travelling at a speed more than 23,000 mph in space. Reports stated that if the mammoth asteroid, 2014-YB35, hit earth it could destroy a country and pose threat to the planet. Read More

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