Space

Origin Of The Universe: 7 Different Theories

How the Universe we know came into existence? How do we explain the origin of the Universe? Well, I am sure that most of you will say “the big bang” and rightfully so, every other piece of evidence and data collected over the...

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...

15 Fascinating Facts About Neutron Stars

Like almost everything in the universe, stars born, live their lives, and then die in the span of millions and sometimes billions of years. It took decades for researchers to identify and catalog the different types of stars, how they form, and...

What Is Kuiper Belt? Definition | Location | Facts

Kuiper Belt is a donut-shaped region of icy bodies beyond Neptune’s orbit. It extends from Neptune’s orbit (30 AU) to approximately 50 AU from the Sun.  There are millions of objects in this region; most of them are made of icy volatiles...

What Color Is The Sun? A Simple Explanation

Although the Sun appears yellow or orange, it is actually brilliant white.  Because of the Earth’s atmosphere, Sun looks yellow and changes colors at sunrise and sunset.  The actual color of the Sun can be viewed from space because there are...

What is Orion Constellation? Facts and Myths

Orion constellation is a group of stars aligned in a specific manner, which is most visible in the night sky during winters in the northern hemisphere. The constellation is named after Orion, a giant hunter in Greek mythology. It is often identified...