Space

Pluto as seen from the New Horizons spacecraft in 2015 at a distance of 476,000 miles

Why Was Pluto Not A Planet?

For many years, Pluto was considered the ninth planet in our solar system. However, in 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) reclassified Pluto as a “dwarf planet,” sparking controversy and debate among scientists and the general public alike. But why was Pluto not a planet? In this article, we will explore the reasons behind this […]

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View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew traveling toward the moon

The Earth Is How Old?

The age of the Earth has been a topic of debate for centuries. Scientists have used various methods to estimate the Earth’s age, and the current estimate is around 4.54 billion years old. This article will explore how scientists arrived at this estimate and why it is important. Estimating the Earth’s Age The most common […]

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Moon Cycle

How Far Is The Moon To The Earth?

As one of the most prominent celestial bodies in the night sky, the Moon has captivated humanity for millennia. But just how far away is it from our home planet? In this article, we’ll explore the answer to this question in detail. To start, let’s establish that the distance between the Earth and the Moon […]

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