Ever since humans first started to open their eyes some 200,000 years ago, we've looked up at the night sky and wondered what all was out there? As science and technology progressed we were able to learn more and more about the natural world beyond the Earth. So, the big question currently is how many habitable planets are out there?
Submitted by Prabir.Mehta on November 12, 2013
Did you know one billion chicken wings are consumed during the big game?
Pretty big! We're putting a little perspective on a huge number!
Submitted by Prabir.Mehta on April 30, 2013
Our lovely and comfortable home here on Earth is a long ways away from the end of our solar system. Don’t forget, there’s a lot of space in space. Here on Earth concepts of boundaries involve rivers, lakes, mountains, human imposed borders, and so on. However, this is not how the limits of our solar system are established. There is no one thing at one point that defines the end, but there is definitely an end and it’s really far from here.
Super bowl science for you...priceless!
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