Virgo, a constellation and the sixth sign of the zodiac. The name means the virgin. The constellation contains Spica, a bright double star. In northern latitudes, Virgo is visible in the evening during the spring and early summer.
The sun warms our planet every day, provides the light by which we see and is necessary for life on Earth. But what is it exactly, and what will happen when it burns itself out?
Asteroid belts aren't quite the dense fields of gigantic spinning rocks that you may have seen in a "Star Wars" film, but they're still fascinating. In fact, the main asteroid belt may tell us how our entire solar system came into existence.