Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun. Uranus was the first planet to be discovered with a telescope, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn being readily visible to the unaided eye.
You've probably heard that staring at the sun is bad for your eyes. Even a few seconds can damage your eyes. But what if you looked at a solar eclipse? See more »
Scientists have discovered the existence of water on both our moon and on Mars. Both findings are significant, but what do they mean? Can we use this information to our advantage for space exploration? See more »
It's not a pleasant thought, is it? But when you mix chaos theory with a few crazy cosmologists, those tidy, predictable orbits start getting lively. See more »
Some of the most interesting objects in our solar system are also the smallest or largest. In addition to the sun, planets, and moons, our solar system has a variety of small objects such as asteroids, comets, stars, meteors, and moons. These have affected what has happened on Earth in many ways. See more »