Articles (Moon)

Anatomy of Myth (2)
(The Big Questions)

What makes myths dangerous is that they are developed through verbal tradition, ironically, commonly believed myths are scientific.


Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


Anatomy of Myth (1)
(The Big Questions)

In ancient times, humans did not have the technology to explain ideas scientifically so they created fictional stories to explain the mysteries of life.

Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(Women and Science)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

Extraterrestrial Farming
(Food and Agriculture)

With ongoing man-made and natural calamities hitting Earth, scientists are working on several projects that aim to find other planets suitable for life. 

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!

Rare Astronomical Phenomena
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

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

It Is Not Always About Food: Ramadan
(The Scientist Inside You)

This Ramadan, why not make the month-long fast more fun and carry out one or more science activities with your children? 


The Sky of May 2018 has Astronomical Phenomena other than Ramadan Crescent
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

By mid-May 2018, people will be observing the sky for the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of fasting rituals. 

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.


Mining the Sky
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The plans of the Planetary Resources company to launch a privatized space mining operation is definitely the stuff of science fiction made reality. 

Colorful Solar System
(The Colors of Life)

In our Solar System, we can see planets with remarkable colors which, when studied, tells scientists a lot about their origins and formation.

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