Can We Create Energy Like the Sun?

Sun and electrical posts

We all know how important the Sun is here on Earth. From making our plants and crops grow to help us cook food and maintain the perfect balance of cold and warmth on our planet. Not only that, we have the Sun to thank for solar energy, which is a renewable source … Read more

What are Saturn’s rings made out of?

photo of planet Saturn

Saturn is the 6th planet from the Sun, which makes it two planets away from ours. Its distance from our planet is 1.4435 billion kilometers, which would still take some time to reach even with the fastest and most sophisticated spacecraft from Earth. Since it is far for us to reach, the naked … Read more

What is Jupiter’s Great Red Spot?

big and colorful planet, bright blue skies with stars, big red spot on Jupiter’s surface

The bright and vibrant colors of the planet Jupiter already has become much colorful and striking to the eyes because of the existence of the Great Red Spot on its surface. However, this is not just a mere spot. The Great Red Spot is known as a high-pressure region or a storm … Read more

Does Astrology Work in Real Life?

A time-lapse of the moon

The debate about whether astrology actually works or not is divided mainly between the scientists and the believers. Most scientists state that astrology does not work, but those who believe in this concept will disagree. However, neither party is really wrong.  Astrology refers to the concept that the alignment of the moons, … Read more

How is the distance to the Moon and other celestial bodies measured?

The planet Earth and its satellite, the Moon, separated by an empty space

Planets and stars look like small dots of lights from Earth. Humans cannot determine how far celestial bodies are just by looking up the sky with naked eyes. The good thing, astronomers have come with some ways to measure their distances from their observation stations. Back then, people thought that Earth was … Read more

How do we know that fusion reaction takes place on the Sun?

How do we know that fusion reaction takes place on the Sun

We live in a world where nuclear reactions determine the outcome of everything. What most people do not know is that they are the basis of atomic bombs and other significantly dangerous objects. In fact, these reactions are sometimes natural as well. For centuries, all kinds of nuclear reactions have been occurring … Read more

Why can’t you look directly at an eclipse?

Why can't you look directly at an eclipse?

An eclipse is one of the fascinating events brought by nature. It happens when the moon passes between the Earth and the Sun. The moon blocks the light of the Sun from reaching our planet, leaving a shadow on Earth. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon entirely blocks the Sun. … Read more

How was the Moon formed?

How was the Moon formed?

The story behind the moon’s existence is still shrouded with mysteries. Until now, humans still don’t know its exact origins. Through time, many scientists have shared various theories about how the moon formed or where did it come from. Wondering about the moon’s birth has become a pastime for scientists and philosophers, … Read more