Someone might ask, why is our Solar System divided in two and what is the difference between the inner planets and outer planets? Read this article to discover the answers.
Barycenter is commonly known as the center of mass. In this article we will explore what the concept of the barycenter is, what the barycenter of the Solar System is and how it influences the other planets and the Earth-Moon system.
The Sun’s chromosphere is actually the invisible upper layer of its atmosphere. Yet, it produces some of the Sun’s most spectacular phenomena.
The Moon remains one of the most fascinating objects in the night sky. This article will give a little insight into how the lunar phases occur, what they are and when to observe the gibbous phase during night and daytime.
Gravity is present everywhere in the Universe. In this article we will explore the concept of the force of gravity in space and look at Newton’s theory of gravitation as well as Einstein’s general theory of relativity. We will use these to understand how gravity works in space.
What exactly is escape velocity? In this article we will explore what this concept is, how to calculate this velocity for an object and also look at how this velocity varies for different celestial objects.
It is probably the biggest geological formation to be discovered and it is not on Earth! Read the article to find out more information about what and where is Olympus Mons, how it was formed and whether it is still active. Could we ever set foot on it?
One-hundred fifty years ago a solar event occurred that crippled communications and started fires. But what would happen if such an event occurred in the technological society of today?
As the Earth and the other planets of our Solar System orbit around the Sun, they are forcibly confronted with the effects - mild or severe - of their elliptical paths. Read about what happens at perihelion and aphelion and whether these two points are related to the succession of seasons.
Are you familiar with the terms apogee and perigee? Read the article for a simple explanation on the two terms and what happens when the Moon passes from one point to the other. Are there any effects on Earth? Follow the article to find out.