In the Solar System Channel, you can explore the planets and celestial objects around our own sun. Learn about topics such as Mars, Jupiter and the Moon.
Did the moon doom the Titanic?
Did the moon doom the Titanic? Find out whether there's any truth behind the theory that the moon caused the Titanic to sink. See more »
Will orbital chaos cause Earth, Venus and Mars to collide?
Will orbital chaos collide Earth, Venus and Mars? Read about the possibility of Earth, Venus and Mars colliding if their orbits go awry. See more »
How NASA Planetary Protection Works
What if your job were to protect life in the galaxy at all costs? Read about NASA's Planetary Protection program at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Can someone own the moon?
Can someone own the moon? Learn all about real estate on the moon what it takes to get your own lunar property. See more »
Could we stop an asteroid on a collision course toward Earth?
To stop an asteroid that is on a collision path with the Earth would be a monumental task. Find out how scientists are researching ways to stop an asteroid. See more »
How do planets form?
Planets and how they form are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about planets and planet formation. See more »
What's more important, water on the moon or on Mars?
The existence of water on the moon and Mars is explained in this article. Learn about water on the moon and Mars. See more »
Could an extremely powerful solar flare destroy all the electronics on Earth?
Solar flares and their effect on electronics are explained in this article. Learn about solar flares. See more »
How Sunspots Work
Sunspots are explained in this article. Learn about sunspots. See more »
What are Saturn's rings made of?
What are Saturn's rings made of. Learn about Saturn's six main rings, what Saturn's rings are made of and how Saturn's rings were named.
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