Articles (Sun)

Healing Light
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


The Dawn of Time: A Tale of Egyptian Astronomy
(Human Civilization)

The Egyptians, they said, were the first to discover the solar year. They obtained this knowledge from the stars.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


Do Not Let the Sky Fall!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Predictions that the world is about to end have been going on for centuries based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences.

The Sun: the Source of Life
(Safe Summer)

In summer, we always complain of the Sun’s heat, sometimes wishing it would just disappear! Can we live or even imagine life without a Sun?


Around the World in Five Houses (1)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

From freezing icy, to melting sandy environments, humans inhabit most of the terrestrial spots on Earth. Let us take a tour around the world to examine different houses.


Maryam Al-Astrolabiya: Arab Astronomer Pioneer
(Women and Science)

The young Maryam was raised amidst a mathematical, astronomical environment. She delved into both sciences to design and build the “complex” astrolabe.


The Planet with Diamond Rain
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever imagined that the sky can rain something other than water? To rain diamonds for example? 

Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


Solar Eclipses: When the Sun Hides and We Seek!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

A total solar eclipse is a lifetime experience; the air temperature falls; the sky darkens; even stars and planets appear in daytime; animals get confused: in the darkness of totality bats fly and birds sleep!

Blue Gold
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Can you imagine your life without water? Of course not, life without water is impossible; we need water to survive.


Rare Astronomical Phenomena
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The skies never stop amazing us with numerous, fascinating, and often rare astronomical phenomena.

Journey to the Moon
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

Being our nearest neighbor, the Moon has always found its way into the realms of human curiosity; its desolate beauty has been the source of fascination, inspiring a rich cultural and symbolic tradition.


The Origins of the Four Elements: Earth and Water
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

From ancient civilizations to modern day, the colors and symbols of the four elements have represented the different aspects of nature and the forces of energy in our world.


Mind-Blowing Space Facts (2)
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Are we alone in the Universe? What exactly is dark matter? How did our solar system form initially? Endless unanswered questions about space; it is practically a wonderland of mystery.


Sun Power: Initiatives for the Future
(Environment and Us)

With the power cuts we have been suffering from, would it not be wonderful if each person generates their own power and not have to rely on the power grid?


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