Category: Facts

How are black holes formed?

If you could squash the Earth into a ball the size of a marble, it would become a black hole. What are these mysterious entities?

When is the next transit of Mercury?

The next transit of Mercury will be on 11 November 2019. Find out what the transit of Mercury is and how often it occurs below.

What is a planetary conjunction?

How does astronomy define conjunctions, what is a planetary conjunction, and when is the next one? 

How hot is it on our nearest planets?

Temperature swings of over 500°C in a single day? Beyond Earth, the weather forecast is mostly terrifying.

Where Do Black Rhinos Live?

The Black Rhino is a species of rhino that is famous for its hooked lips. It is smaller than the white rhino in size and has a lifespan of 40-50 years. Black rhinos weigh up to about 3,000 pounds. They are herbivores who mostly feed in the night, at dusk, and at dawn to avoid the heat of the …

What is a blue moon and how often does it occur?

 the full Moons, equinoxes and solstices fall in 2019, there are no astronomical seasons that contain four full moons and so there are no blue moons.

Where Does The Atmosphere End And Space Begin?

Most experts agree that space begins at the point where the orbital dynamic forces are more critical than aerodynamic forces. This is the region where atmosphere alone cannot support spacecraft at suborbital speeds.

Interesting facts about the Moon

10 strange facts you didn’t know about the Moon. What created the Moon? And what are moonquakes?

Fun facts about Denmark

Can facts be funny? We seem to think so. From weird Danish traditions and letters, old flags and amusement parks to bike- and swim-friendly facts, get to know Denmark a bit better with these 17 fun facts! 

8 Interesting Facts About Black Mambas

The black mamba is one of the most venomous snakes in the world. It belongs to the Elapidae family. The species is native to parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The snake’s deadly reputation has attracted attention to it for ages. Several features make the black mamba unique. They have been mentioned below.