This is the first television picture of Earth from space, captured by NASA’s TIROS-1 satellite on April 1, 1960.
Mir Space Station that operated in low Earth orbit from 1986 to 2001 became a legend in its own time reflecting Russia’s past space glories and her future as a leader in space.
Liger is the largest cat ever lived on Earth (including extinct cats). Here are 20 amazing liger facts.
The wind is caused by the differences in air pressure. These atmospheric pressure differences are created by the uneven heating of the Earth (or any planetary body which have an atmosphere, see notes 1) by the Sun.
Bombetoka Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of Madagascar, where the Betsiboka River flows into the Mozambique Channel. It is near the city of Mahajanga, a popular tourist destination, and also an administrative district on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Here are the 5 most amazing photos of Bombetoka Bay from space.
The Kamchatka brown bear (scientific name: Ursus arctos beringianus) is a subspecies of brown bears. They are native to the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, hence the name. They are also known as the “Far Eastern brown bear”. Here are 20 amazing Kamchatka brown bear facts.
When you look up in the sky on a cloud-free night, you see many thousands of stars, if you are not in a light-polluted area, of course. One thing you’ll quickly notice is that the stars twinkle, while the planets do not.
NASA has published a disturbing image of the orbits of potentially hazardous asteroids on the APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) website. The image shows the orbits of the asteroids which are more than 140 meters (450 feet) across and will pass within 7.5 million kilometers (4.66 million miles) of Earth. If hits, a space …
Professor David Ruzic of the University of Illinois debunks the myths about nuclear energy in this live lecture he gave to high school seniors and college students, emphasizing the need for nuclear power and countering its common objections. Prof. Ruzic’s other videos on his Youtube channel have much more detail on each topic and this …
The Earth is getting full of waste, pollution, and garbage. Yes, the world should focus on recycling and reducing waste, but, the truth is that it’s just not that easy, and in fact, we’re not doing well so far. So, why not shoot the Earth’s garbage into space, or even better, into the Sun?