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5 Fascinating Natural Phenomena Filmed

June 8, 2014 |

Nature has a way of making us realize how incredibly small we are in the grand scheme of things. The closer we look, the more we realize that some of the scientific principles we take for granted can act in amazingly bizarre ways. It’s even better when we can capture these instances in photos and videos. Here is a list of 5 astounding natural phenomena caught on film. Read More

5 Global Catastrophic the Earth will Experience in the Future

June 6, 2014 |

The Earth is in a perpetual state of change. Whether by human action or solar disturbances, it’s guaranteed that earth’s future will be more than interesting – but not exactly free of chaos. The following list presents 5 major events that the earth is predicted to experience in the coming billion years. Read More

5 Things You might not Know about Our Solar System

June 5, 2014 |

While we all remember some facts about the solar system —that there are nine planets, for example (at least until scientists changed their minds) — there are many lesser -known tidbits that many people do not know. Listed below are 5 interesting things about our solar system, and the planets located within it. Read More

5 Doomsday Theories About the Universe

June 4, 2014 |

If there’s one thing scientists love discussing more than the beginning of the universe, it’s the end. There are literally hundreds of known stellar events that could obliterate the life on our planet before we even knew what hit us. The end of everything else though, is a little bit more difficult to predict. Here are another 5 popular theories on how the universe might end. Read More

5 Moon’s Mysteries

June 3, 2014 | 3

Although it is the closest celestial body to us, the moon still harbors secrets aplenty. “Closest,” of course, is a relative term: The great gray and white orb in our sky never veers much nearer than 225,000 miles (362,000 kilometers), and getting there is no easy feat, especially in the case of manned missions. No human has left boot prints in the lunar regolith since 1972. So, the Moon is a mystery that is definitely worth a closer look. Read More

5 Inexplicable Stellar Mysteries

June 2, 2014 |

There’s no doubt that we’ve figured out a lot about the cosmos, especially in the last century. But from black holes to pulsars, everything we find seems to bring just as many questions as answers. Astronomers don’t yet have all the answers, and every day heralds the arrival of a new discovery and a new cosmic mystery. Read More

Top 5 Fascinating and Bizarre Stars

May 30, 2014 | 1

As far as stars go, ours is fairly ordinary and straightforward: a giant ball of absurdly hot gas that showed up a few billion years ago and has about a few billion left. But our sun is just one of at least 70 sextillion stars in the universe; with a number that huge, there are bound to be many far more interesting and bizarre than our own. Read More

Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Apollo Moon Landings

May 26, 2014 | 1

From 1968 to 1972, the United States sent a handful of men to the Moon. Twelve of them actually got to walk on it. Since then, nobody has been back. As the years passed, much of what those men did while they were up there has either been forgotten by an uninterested general public, or ignored by people who didn’t really care in the first place. Read More

What Traits would have an Alien Race?

May 25, 2014 | 2

If you believe what Hollywood tells us about alien life forms you’ll probably assume they’d be giant, slimy and really, really anti-human. As scientists don’t make a lot of movies, and movie producers aren’t typically awesome at science, this isn’t a very accurate portrayal of the interstellar life that’s at all likely to ever reach Earth. Read More

5 Interesting Facts about Neutron Star

May 24, 2014 |

Neutron stars are amongst the most extreme objects in the known universe. And I don’t mean extreme as in frontside 360 stalefish varial, I mean the kind of extreme that would’ve given Einstein bad dreams. Born in supernovae, neutron stars are the ultracompact insanely dense cores of once massive stars. And, it has to be said, these stellar corpses are rather odd. So, for your enterntainment, here’s 5 random facts about neutron stars and their general oddness! Read More

5 False Conceptions About Space

May 23, 2014 | 7

A lot of people have some pretty big misconceptions about space. To be fair, very few of us have ever been, there’s a lot more to study before anybody really knows what’s actually going on up there, and movies tend … Read More

Top 5 Overwhelming Facts About The Milky Way

May 22, 2014 |

Everybody has a different definition for the word “home.” For some, it’s the house they live in. For those with a more UNESCO-themed mindset, home is the planet Earth, our globally shared clump of rock hurtling through the dark reaches of space. Read More

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