100 Interesting Science Facts
1/ The speed of light is generally rounded down to 186,000 miles per second. In exact terms it is 299,792,458 m/s (metres per second - that is equal to 186,287.49 miles per second).
Saturn's mysterious HEXAGONAL storm system revealed in true...
Up until now, images of the 15,000 mile-long hexagon taken by Nasa's Cassini spacecraft have been taken using infrared wavelengths.
New (and Spectacular) Image of Andromeda Galaxy Shows It's...
Scientists Discover Spectacular River on Mars
Planetary scientists at the European Space Agency have released 3D images of the "striking upper part of the Reull Vallis region of Mars," which reveal a 932-mile-long (1500 kilometer) river running from the Promethei Terra Highlands to the vast Hell...
Two Suns? Twin Stars Could Be Visible From Earth By 2012...
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Shimmering purple aurora after a powerful solar storm
Astronomy | aurora | While I was at Comic Con - these things always seem to happen when I can't get to the blog! - the huge sunspot cluster AR 1520 let loose with a powerful X1.4 cl