Category Archives: Space

Can the Great Wall of China Be Seen From The Moon?

I’ve heard lots of times that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from the Moon, but is it true? I seem to remember hearing that when I was a kid, and that was long … Continue reading

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Is the earth closer to the sun in summer or winter?

  It seems only logical to me that the earth is closer to the sun in summer, since it’s hotter, but a friend of mine says the opposite is true. He can’t explain the reason, so maybe somebody here … Continue reading

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Are Meteorites Hot Or Cold When They Hit The Earth?

Are Meteorites Hot Or Cold When They Hit The Earth?   Most people, me included most likely believe that a meteorite that hits our earth must be very hot, but apparently that’s not always, or ever, the case. So … Continue reading

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Could the earth be sucked into a black hole?

Could The Earth Be Sucked Into A Black Hole? People casually talk of black holes being like cosmic vacuum cleaners that suck up stars and planets. But what exactly are black holes? What causes them? And what are the … Continue reading

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What Causes The Different Phases Of The Moon?

  My young niece just asked me what causes the different phases of the moon and I told her that I think that it’s caused by the earth’s shadow. If I’m not right then please tell me the correct … Continue reading

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