Could Solar Flares Leave Us With No Electricity?
Solar flares are electromagnetic eruptions from the Sun, the most powerful of which usually occur as the result of coronal mass ejections on the Sun’s surface.
Test Your Knowledge Of Our Solar Neighborhood!
We live in a solar neighborhood. The sun and the other planets in our solar system are our close neighbors, and as time passes we learn more and more about them, even thinking of reaching them. Do you know our neighborhood? How about you take our solar system quiz and find out?
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our Solar System?
Do you have a good idea of what our solar neighborhood looks like? Then come take our solar system test and see if you are an astronomer at heart. How many planets are there in our solar system?
Get to Know Our Solar Neighborhood...
Isn't it mind-boggling to think that our planet, Earth, is just one of eight other planets in the Solar System, and is just a fraction of the entire universe?
Amazing Capture of Solar Eclipse!
Last week, on the 20th of May, 2012, an amazing solar eclipse occured and could be seen from North America. These are very rare recordings of a solar eclipse occuring, in great zoom. Recorded from Molshu Preserve, Texas Recorded by Telescope Amazing Capture of Solar Eclipse!
Is Solar Glass the Future of Roads?
Is Solar Glass the Future of Roads? Some seem to think so. The Solar Roadways project is working to pave roads with solar panels that you can drive on. We all know how roads absorb heat and sunlight all day, imagine the amount of energy that is.
This Solar Car Can Drive 450 Miles on a Single Charge
As early as the mid-1800's people were anxious about the idea that we will one day run out of fuel, and the first solar panel was installed on a New York roof in 1884.
The Operating System of Life
Explaining Cells: The Operating System of Life animated, video, science, informative, lecture, blood, biology, cells, TED-Ed Dive deep into the cells of our body and be amazed at the incredible work they do!
Solar Tower For The 2016 Olympic Games - Rio De Janeiro
Designed by RAFA firm headquartered in Zurich , Switzerland , it is called " Solar City Tower , this structure was chosen in response to the initial proposal and it has the potential to generate enough energy not only for the Olympic city, but also for part of the city of Rio.
This New Solar Still Design Might Mean Clean Water For All
Researchers at the State University of New York have created a portable solar still, which is a technology that will allow people to generate their own drinking water much like they generate energy with solar panels. Solar stills have actually been around for millennia.
The British Honours System and Knighthood Explained
Over the years, the honours system of the UK gained a vast multitude of awards and honorary titles spanning across many orders, each being special in its own right.
This Genius Video Explains the Immune System
Fortunately for us, we have our immune systems to thank, for keeping us alive and healthy. Your immune system acts as a natural defensive mechanism to fend off harmful bacteria and other viruses from penetrating your body. Think of it as a game of a biological chess. Your move, immune system!
Travel From the Sun to Pluto With Our Interactive Guide
From the raging fires of the Sun to the tiny dwarf planet Pluto, our solar system is full of incredible worlds and objects. This collection of short films provides you with a fascinating introduction to the wondrous universe we live in.
Historical Overview: Timeline of the US Healthcare System
The United States Healthcare system has been a big issue, as healthcare is for most countries. To understand the issues fully, however, it's important one understands where the healthcare system has come from, and what we learned from its history.
Astrophotography: The Perfect Blend of Art and Science
The goal of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition is to use these powerful photographs of space to engage the public with the big questions science is trying to answer, from the inner workings of a galaxy to how our Solar System came to be,” said the judge and astronomer
Science Lesson: 10 Fiery Facts About the Sun You Must Know
The Sun is perhaps the most important part of our Solar System . After all, it is the star at the center of it. Apart from giving us light to grow food and providing nourishment to all life on our planet, the Sun also marks the passage of time for us.
This May Be the Most Amazing Watch Ever Created...
It shows 6 of our solar system's planets revolving around the sun in real time. Each planet is represented with a precious stone - Aventurine, serpentine, chloromelanite, turqoise, red jasper, blue agate and sugilte. The sun itself is also of rose gold.
A Timelapse of the Future: Fast Forwarding the Earth
Even if you haven't, there IS a fascinating answer, born of countless scientific models based on historic data and what we know about the future of our solar system. Watch as we forward millions of year a second to see into the far far future.
Galileo’s Greatest Discoveries: Jupiter’s Incredible Moons
Jupiter, the gas giant, is the largest planet in the Solar System and the fifth planet from the Sun. Named after the Roman God Jupiter (also known as Jove; Zeus in Greek Mythology), this massive spatial body is the third brightest object in the night sky after the Moon and Venus.
20 Fascinating Facts about the Big Void that Surrounds Us!
Combine all the planets, moons, comets and asteroids in the solar system and you'll reach 0.14% of the mass of the sun alone. If you were staring at Jupiter in the last 200 years, you'd be able to see a giant "eye" moving across it.
Recycle All Your Waste With These Great DIY Systems
Below are 8 genius systems that you can build at home to make the world a cleaner and greener place. 1. Turn Soap Scraps into New Bars of Soap Nothing is more annoying than when your bar of soap reaches that thin and barely usable stage.
This Recipe Will Significantly Boost Your Immune System
Combining garlic with honey gives you a natural cure to strengthen your immune system and keep your body healthy. Find out how to combine the two below: Scientific Health Benefits of Garlic Scientists have carried out extensive studies on this plant and they have found it to be a superfood.
Help Strengthen Your Child's Immune System With These Tips
Unfortunately, you're not born with a strong immune system, it is something that is built over time. Therefore, there are a number of steps we can take to keep our children's immune system functioning properly and effectively.
Fascinating: How Does Our Digestive System Work?
How Does Our Digestive System Work? video, science, health, digestive system This video explains how the human digestive system does its daily.