The Earth Twin Is Discovered

A new discovery that NASA has announced about. NASA has called the new planet Kepler-22b, it took the name out of the spacecraft Kepler which discovered the planet among more than 1000 other planets. The new planet exist out of our solar system, it is more similar to earth than any other discovered planet. The …

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Comets Brought Water to Earth

If the Earth had stayed as it was after formation, we humans would not be here. The beautiful thing about Earth compared to all the other planets is the most simplest of things: water. Our two closest neighbors, Mars and Venus, are both in what is called the “habitual zone” for life but neither planet …

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The Speed of Light

The speed of light is the absolute fastest speed anything in the universe is capable of traveling at. Energy (including light), information, and matter can only travel at or below this speed, which is exactly 299,792,458 meters per second or 186,282 miles per second. Could you imagine a world where humans travel from place to …

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Asteroids and Earth

Certainly you’ve seen that movie, right? You know the one where an asteroid is hurling towards the Earth and threatening mankind and all other forms of life on the planet as we know it? Well certainly you have at least heard of such a story or dreamt of such a scenario. Did you know in …

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The Beautiful Rings of Saturn

Have you ever seen those beautiful images of Saturn? The planet is one of the most unique planets in our solar system. Saturn’s rings have dazzled confused scientists for many years. Thankfully in the past ten years many things have been discovered – most importantly the reason behind the existence of these rings. Galileo was …

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Colonization of the Moon

John F. Kennedy very famously said in 1961: “First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more …

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The Invention and Improving of the Telescope

It’s hard to imagine a world without the telescope. It’s fairly easy to assume without the telescope there wouldn’t have been a space race. Without the telescope our knowledge of this vast universe would be elementary at best. The human eye can only see so much. Thankfully, in the 17th century, the first practical telescopes …

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Holes in the Sun’s Magnetic Field

A Japanese satellite was able to capture images for two huge holes in the Sun’s outer atmosphere (solar corona). Known as “coronal holes” these openings in the Sun’s magnetic field allow gas to escape into space through the star’s super-hot outer atmosphere where they become the Solar Wind. The solar wind could reach a speed …

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Space Tourism

Space has always been catchy and intresting to most people, but not all of those people can travel to space as tourists, only very few people can, but we can all follow the latest news in that field with its pros and cons.             Space Tourism Could Worsen the Problem …

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Asteroids And Comets

Comets: Not too long ago, many people thought that comets were a sign that something terrible was about to happen. People didn’t understand about how objects in the sky moved, so the sight of a comet must have been very scary.Now we know that comets are small, irregularly shaped and icy bodies composed of a …

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