So what have we learned about the universe! We have learned so much already, but let’s keep going! We have learned about the wonders of the universe and the big bang. We have learned about our place in theRead Full Article
Planets are made up of mostly the same things as stars and moons, and with millions upon billions of them (we believe), it really is mind boggling to try and understand how many planets there are in the universe. UpRead Full Article
Mercury is a planet in the solar system and is the closest planet to the sun. The distance from the sun to mercury is over 9 million miles. Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. Mercury is oneRead Full Article
I know that you know our own moon that orbits our planet, because you can see the moon from Earth. But what are moons and what do they do? Let’s explain. Moons are natural satellites that orbit around planets, however thatRead Full Article
Dwarf planets are what you think they are. They are small rocky body’s that orbit the sun in our solar system. There are 5 officially recognised dwarf planets in the solar system. Dwarf planets are the same as normal planets, just smaller. There areRead Full Article
Let's bring it closer to home and talk about our very own moon. Our moon, or ‘Luna’ as it’s also called, is very important to us and to the Earth itself. It is believed that the moon was formed not tooRead Full Article
Read the moons sections, and you will learn about how moons have developed over billions of years, and how important our moon is to the Earth. Now let us look into different moons from different planets. So, like planets that existRead Full Article
Have you ever wondered where exactly in the universe our planet is? In centuries gone by, early scientists thought that the sun revolved around the Earth, and that the Earth was actually the centre of the universe. It’s quite theRead Full Article
Like junk that builds up an the Earth, that needs to be trashed, there is also a lot of what we call 'Space Junk' around the Earth in our local space. See below some of the junk in space. WhetherRead Full Article
Extreme Weather Like extreme weather on Earth, there is extreme weather in different places in the solar system that scientists are aware of, can track and can actually see. Jupiter's Storms The very clear example of extreme weather on a distant planet isRead 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
This is really cool and really big!!
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