Articles (Sky)

An Overview of the Solar System
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The universe is a gigantic place and Earth only makes up a tiny part of it. Let us not go too far, we are only discussing the solar system.


The Human Tendency for Cosmic Tragedy: NEOs
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) are comets and asteroids that have been nudged by the gravitational attraction of nearby planets into orbits that allow them to enter the Earth's neighborhood.


Look Up: Once-in-a-50-Millenia Comet to Appear in the Sky!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

A green comet will make its closest approach to the Sun and Earth in January and early February 2023; do not miss this awesome opportunity.


Origami Applications in Science
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Origami has inspired people from different scientific backgrounds to apply its principles in their specialties to move from space to underground.

My Anxiety and the Moon
(Health and Diseases)

Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point in their life; however, our feelings of anxiety are more constant and can often affect our daily lives.


The Sun: A Profile
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

There are billions of stars in the Milky Way, but the Sun is the most prominent star for us; although it is a common middle-sized yellow star.


Music in Space: The Sound of a Black Hole
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

NASA recently released the sound of a black hole, but we have been told once that sound cannot travel through space; so, what did you just hear?

A One-way or a Round-trip to Mars?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since the 1930s, interest in Mars has been increasing, and today, more spacecrafts are sent to the Red Planet than to any other planet.

Is the Sky Really Blue?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

A frequently asked question by children is: “Why is the sky blue?” Some answer: “because it reflects the color of the ocean”.

The Impact of Solar Flares on Communication Systems
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although the Sun is about 150 million kilometers away from Earth, it is responsible for life as we know it; yet, can it also be a source of danger?


iTelescopes!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Many people enjoy watching the night sky or the day sky to observe stars, planets, solar eclipses and sunspots; accordingly, the technology of needed equipement is developing.


Spacecrafts’ Final Destination
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever wondered where do spacecrafts and satellites go after they complete their mission in space?


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (1)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bees, birds, owls, ostriches and bats.


Daylighting Our Lives
(Education, Business, and Society)

With the increasing rise of building heights, getting enough natural light is becoming more and more difficult, and the Sun plays a short game of peek-a-boo with residents.


The Biggest Health Risks in Space
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since people began travelling in space, many people have been dreaming about it; however, it have negative effects on the human body.

Princess Andromeda’s Story: The Iconic Victory of Good over Evil
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Hollywood produced twice the Greek myth of "Princess Andromeda", which every astronomer, amateur astronomer, or sky observer recalls while looking at the Andromeda Constellation.


Could A Black Hole Bring the End of the World?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Black holes are a big concern; not just for NASA scientists, but for the whole world. The biggest question is: What would happen if a black hole reached us? Would it be our doom?


The Sky and Earth from an Artist’s Point of View
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Since the beginning of time, the relationship between Sky and Earth has occupied human thought and imagination; it has always been a topic for various artistic works that express the artist's interpretation of this relationship.


Nocturnal Animals: When Stars Guide the Way
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got lost in the desert? Well, that will not be a problem if you were a dung beetle, a bird, or a seal.

Earth’s Cousin
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Each discovery is a significant milestone in humanity’s efforts to find evidence of life elsewhere in our galaxy; astronomers are looking for a planet that mimics the Earth’s characteristics to be able to support life.


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