What Makes the Earth Rotate?
What Makes the Earth Rotate? … In a Nutshell : Earth rotates simply because it has not yet stopped moving!
How Much is the Earth Affected by the Other Planets?
While the planets may not affect us in ways astrologers would have us believe, events on Earth are undoubtedly influenced by the gravitational pull of our celestial neighbours and the results are rather more important than liaisons with tall dark strangers. But what exactly are the effects?
Wacky-pedia : Weird Questions, that you never even asked, Answered – What does Space Smell Like?
In this article we present you with some wacky facts as well as answering some of the more weird questions – questions that you never even knew you should’ve asked!
Weird Questions, that you never even asked, Answered – What does Space Smell Like?
Is there Such a thing as Weather in Space ?
Space is, famously, a pretty empty place. So, how is it possible to have weather there?
Were the Moon Landings Fake ? – Debunking The Conspiracy Theories
To have to be forced to even think about debunking this question is something of a sad indictment of our current zeitgeist. That said, the Moon Landing conspiracy, is one of those theories that seems to persist – so we’ll give it our best shot to explain the most pertinent objections that are often quoted as ‘proof’ that it was all fake, and nothing more than an attempt to humiliate the Russians and hoodwink the world in the cause of American glory.
Time to Take Out the Space Junk
According to NASA, America’s space agency, the skies high above the Earth are cluttered up with around 23,000 pieces of man-made space junk measuring 10cm or more across, zipping along at great speed and posing a threat to working satellites.
What is a Planet? ; How should a Planet be Defined?
Science is supposed to be precise in its definitions, proofs and theorems. Its something today that we just expect so it may come as something of a shock that the definition of one of the most fundamental of celestial bodies, a planet, wasn’t actually defined until the 1990’s !
Where do the Space Station Astronauts get their Air?
Astronauts first moved into the International Space Station in October 2000 and since then they have been supplied with oxygen created by a process discovered by the chemist William Nicholson over 200 years ago : Electrolysis
How do Astronauts wash in space?
If you’re one of the human races few that are going to “boldly go where no man has gone before”, then keeping clean could be a problem in zero-gravity
Voyager 1 & 2 – Emissary to Alien Worlds
Voyager I & II has a strange payload. Messages from 1977 Earth to aliens !