Space

14 Intriguing Facts About Neptune

Neptune is perhaps one of the most fascinating planets in the solar system, maybe because we know very little about this planet. Due to its immense distance from the Sun, it has not been visited more than once. The earliest known observation of...

First Type Of Molecule Ever Formed In The Universe

Researchers detected the first kind of molecule formed in the Universe, using NASA’s airborne observatory SOFIA.  They found helium hydride in a very young and dense planetary nebula located 3,000 light-years from Earth.  The early stages of...

15 Most Famous Astronauts In the World | Of All Time

According to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, people who fly beyond an altitude of 100 kilometers are recognized as astronauts. As of 2016, a total of 549 people have reached low Earth orbit (LEO), and only 24 of them have traveled beyond...

17 Intriguing Facts About Uranus | 2019 Edition

Uranus was the first ever planet to be discovered with the help of a telescope. But do you know, before Sir William Herschel, it was not recognized as a planet? When ancient astronomers first observed Uranus, they mistook it for a star. The earliest...