Posts tagged ‘Earth’

Our humble home

The stars that you see in the night sky are part of the Milky Way, our home galaxy. But the Milky Way […]

11/21/2011. Category: science. Tags: , ,

All the planets rotate anticlockwise, except one

All the planets in the solar system rotate anticlockwise, except one. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. Venus (radius 3,760.4 […]

01/13/2010. Category: science. Tags: , ,

Did you know that earth is not completely round?

Earth is not exactly round; it is slightly pear-shaped. The North Pole radius is 1.73 inch (44mm) longer than the South Pole […]

06/22/2009. Category: science. Tags: , ,

How much Earth weighs

Inspired by Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity, Henry Cavendish first discussed the possibility to establish the weight of earth in a letter […]

02/23/2009. Category: science. Tags: , ,