What is the Purpose of the United Nations?

The United Nations (UN) is an international organization dedicated in promoting world peace, collective security and friendly relations among most of the world’s nations....

The tallest building in the world

Burj al Khalifa: The tallest building in the world.   The world's tallest building raises over 800 meters in the air, but can be  overtaken soon. When...

Daylight savings time-DST-2014

What is Daylight Savings Time Originally introduced in 1784 by Benjamin Franklin, DST (Daylight Savings Time) is the time change that occurs in the Spring...

The longest day of the year

The longest day of the year is not fixed, but alternates between two specific dates each year. The longest day of the year, also called...
money history: when,who invented money first?

History of Money

When was the money first used? Who invented money? Money is such an integral part of our everyday life that it is impossible to imagine...

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...

M7 – The Ptolemy Cluster

What is Ptolemy Cluster Just southwest of its predecessor M6 we find the very conspicuous open cluster M7. This cluster is easily seen by the naked...

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...

Is there life on other planets?

Life on Other Planets: Possibility of life on other planets in space has been the biggest challenge for astronomers for many years. Top candidates list include moons...

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...