Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud around our solar system Recent astronomical discoveries reveal a fascinating structure within our solar system. It consists of three zones. (Four if you...

Why are some clouds dark in appearance?

A cloud is a visible mass of water (tiny water droplets and/or ice crystals) suspended in the atmosphere at a considerable altitude. Clouds are...

Top 7 Mad Scientists between Genius and Insanity:

  There is a thin line between genius and insanity, as the saying goes. This is certainly so for these famous scientists. While their discoveries...

What is Social Darwinism?

Social Darwinism is a misguided social theory that attempts to adapt Charles Darwin natural selection principles and apply it to human society. This social theory, promotes...

Women inventors : Were they rare or ignored?

What was invented by women? You have rarely heard about female inventors. Could it really awake public interest? If they were given fair approaches by the...

Where does the question mark originate from?

The question mark is known by everyone, but who has actually invented question mark? The Middle Ages scholars, who often were monks, favored marking a...

Lagoon Nebula Facts

M8 - the Lagoon Nebula The Lagoon Nebula is on Messier's list along with several other objects. It is a huge gas cloud in which large...

DO FISH SLEEP

There are several species of fish that are observed really sleeping. So the answer for  "DO FISH SLEEP" is YES without any doubts. The researchers...

Why is space black?

Where there is no light then there is darkness. This means that a surrounding without light would be black in color. Our experience here...

How deep is the Ocean?

The world's deepest point in the oceans is the Challenger Deep which is found within the Marianas Trench. The Marianas Trench is a depression...