Some interesting facts that you probably never knew. Read to find out some really intriguing facts that will leave you amazed.
‘The solar system consists of the sun and its nine planets.’ All of us read this statement in our schools in a chapter named ‘The Solar System’. And then, all of a sudden, in the year 2006, this became false when Pluto was demoted from ‘planethood’ and put under the category of dwarf planets.
What is the biggest thing you can think of? The universe? All right. Have you ever wondered what the origin of this vast universe was?
Every kid is fascinated and attracted to the glittery night sky as it is studded with innumerable stars that shine and twinkle as if smiling at the world. The urge to get hold of a star or see them closely captivates children from a very young age. So was the first Indian woman astronaut Kalpana Chawla.
Physics and space are always fascinating as they make us realize that there are so many things that are beyond our imagination and reach. They help us see how massive the world really is. One of the topics that is bewildering and captivating would be that of wormholes. Sounds like a funny name, doesn't it? Holes caused by worms?
Space, the home for the zillion stars, planets and galaxies has many stories hidden behind its glitter. Revealing those hidden facts about the numerous elements is space has been of great interest to us humans. So let us find out some interesting facts about Venus, the brightest planet in the sky.
It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world.