History of Astronomy

NASA Photo, an astronomer on space.

Astronomy is a branch of science that encompasses the study of extraterrestrial objects and phenomena. With the invention of the telescope and the discovery of the laws of gravity and motion in the 17th century, the study of astronomy became broader. These inventions were relatively used to expand the early catalog of … Read more

History of Natural Sciences

A volcanic eruption

Our world is full of science, which is present in our everyday lives. Several fields of science make up the entirety of the world we are living in, including what we see in nature, as well as things not seen. Furthermore, every living and non-living thing on our planet are all a … Read more

Top 5 Universities for Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy are disciplines that are intertwined and share a lot of characteristics. They both study the properties and nature of energy and matter in space. They have been important fields of study for hundreds of years and bring us an understanding of the world in which we live. Before deciding … Read more

Finding a Telescope That Won’t Break Your Budget

Telescope

Telescopes can help us see the beauty of the stars, constellations, and other celestial objects.  However, the price of some telescopes can be daunting and it is kind of difficult to start a hobby in astronomy when you’re on a budget. But not all of them are expensive because there are also … Read more

Gift Ideas for Science Geeks and Nerds

Some of us have a friend who is obsessed with space, crazy about chemistry, can’t get enough of dinosaurs, or in short, a Science geek. Science geeks and nerds are fun to be with because you’ll be able to learn a lot from them. However, they are also one of those people … Read more

Facts about the Milky Way

Facts about the Milky Way

For so many centuries, scientists and philosophers were baffled with our home planet and galaxy. The Milky Way galaxy is our galactic home, encompasses the Earth, our solar system and billions of other planets and stars. Here are some of the fun facts about the Milky Way galaxy. 1. Name The name … Read more

Mars Exploration Project – Mars One

Mars

Mars one has a plan for Mars in 2023, that will help establish the first human settlement on the planet. The crew is aware of the difficulties involved with sending spacecraft to Mars. There have been seven missions to Mars with only one of them failing. That places the success rate to … Read more

Who Is SpaceX?

Who is spacex?

SpaceX was founded in 2002, with the aim of colonizing Mars and cutting down on space transportation costs. Its founder, an entrepreneur and visionary, dreamt to make spaceflight cheaper and safer and to put humans on other planets. In just two and a half decades, the company has managed to secure 12 … Read more

NASA Unveils New Space Suit

NASA Univeils new space suit

You have probably seen pictures of astronauts taking a “space walk” in an EVA suit. Astronauts have worn similar suits during extra-vehicular activity since the 1960s and the suits have not been updated in nearly 20 years. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently unveiled a new spacesuit for the next … Read more

Colonize Mars: Can This Dream Become a Reality?

Colonization of Mars

Why Mars? Mars is the strongest candidate for colonization in our solar system. It is the most Earth-like and potentially the most habitable planet after earth. It has a moderate gravity, plenty of water and carbon dioxide. Moreover, it’s the easiest planet to get to from earth, save for Venus. Ever since … Read more

What is the Space Elevator?

space elevator

Roads and bridges have been around for quite some time now. Their contribution to the modern world can hardly be overemphasized. Romans built the first road. This invention led them to a series of conquests allowing them to establish highway networks throughout the city. Historians agree that roads are what allowed them … Read more