Weather in Antarctica Facts

In addition to having one of the coldest climates on Earth, Antarctica also experiences fierce winds and extreme dryness. Antarctica is the fifth-largest of the … Read more

Sea Cucumber Facts

Secret Life of Sea Cucumbers Sea cucumbers are quiet and unassuming dwellers in our seas. But they are diverse, specialized, and critical to the world’s … Read more

Common Space Acronyms

Understanding the Lingo of Astronomy and Aeronautics NASA, itself an acronym, is famous for using many acronyms to describe its programs and missions. Here is … Read more

Types of joints in the human body

Learn the structural and functional classifications of joints. Understand synovial, cartilaginous, and fibrous joints. Anatomy quiz included. Joints of the body are classified both by … Read more

The Hubble Space Telescope

The orbiting HST has helped astrologists study and broaden their knowledge of other galaxies and celestial bodies. Launched into orbit in 1990 by NASA, the … Read more

Dark Energy Vs. Gravity

There are 2 forces fighting for control in our universe. Incredibly the winning force is dark energy which has slowly become more powerful than even … Read more

Layers of the Sun

The sun is comprised of many layers that work together to produce energy. From the Earth, the sun looks rather small. In reality, the diameter … Read more

Evolution of the Human Eye

Fossil Evidence of an Early Form of Vertebrate Eye Ancient armored fish fossils from Australia present some of the first definite fossil evidence of a … Read more

Proboscis Monkey Facts

Proboscis monkeys are one of Borneo’s most intriguing attractions. Here are some useful proboscis monkey facts. Proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) might just be the most … Read more

Active Volcanoes

The potential of an active volcano to cause mass destruction is limitless, as history has proven. The Earth is full of activity. Mother nature is … Read more