You have probably heard the word galaxy or galaxies mentioned by loads of people who know a lot about them, or by your own parents or your science teacher. Let us get more into what galaxies are and why theyRead Full Article
In this section we are going to continue the search for life outside of our own planet, and we are also going to ask the question. What if we are alone in the whole universe? Ever since great mindsRead Full Article
So by now you should know the name of the galaxy that our star – The Sun, and our planet – The Earth are in. If you are still unsure, our galaxy is called the ‘Milky Way’ The Milky WayRead Full Article
You probably know that our galaxy is called the Milky Way. We now know that there are billions of different galaxies spread all over the universe in wonderful different shapes and sizes. Now we are going to look at and learnRead Full Article
Now that you already know so much about the universe, the big bang, our place in the universe, galaxies and how it all works, now we are going to discover amazing things in the universe that are made up of galaxies and other amazing stuff.Read Full Article
Have you ever wondered how life began on Earth? Who hasn’t wondered this at some point! The answer is fascinating. It’s kind of like answering the question. How did the big bang start? And where in the universe are we?Read Full Article
Light Years...Are they years of light, or light of a year? What are they? What is for certain is that light years are very important in trying to gauge and measure the distance to and from everything that exists in theRead Full Article
If you have been learning from this website for school or just because like us here @ ouruniverseforkids.com you love astronomy and everything about the universe, here are 200 facts about the universe... Enjoy, and keep learning and looking at theRead Full Article
The Whirlpool galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The Whirlpool galaxy is also known as Messier 51, or M51. Discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, this amazing galaxy can been seen through a small telescopeRead Full Article
The M63/Sunflower galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The M63/Sunflower galaxy is also known as NGC 5055. The galaxy was verified discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, although previously discovered by a fellow astronomer and colleague of Charles Messier. LikeRead Full Article
You have probably heard the word galaxy or galaxies mentioned by loads of people who know a lot about them, or by your own parents or your science teacher. LetRead Full Article
Do you know what gravity is? Firstly gravity is so very important to the universe and how the universe works. It’s also very important to our planet, and how itRead Full Article
One of the main reasons how we have managed to travel into space and why we know what we know about the universe is by creating the technology to sendRead Full Article
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Scientists in Australia have been working on and have revealed new images of our Milky Way galaxy from the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) telescope.
The…Read Full Article