planet earth

What is Earth’s Axial Tilt?

In both the course of a year, and over the course of millennia, Earth experiences variations due to the fact…

4 years ago

10 Interesting Facts About Earth

We've lived on planet Earth all of our lives, but how much does the average person know about the planet…

4 years ago

What Causes Air Pollution?

Air pollution is a major issue facing us Earthlings, and knowing its causes (both natural and man-made) is a key…

5 years ago

What is the Rotation of the Earth?

We all know that planet Earth rotates on its axis as well as around the Sun. But this period yields…

5 years ago

What Causes Lightning?

Thunder and lightning. When it comes to the forces of nature, few other things have inspired as much fear, reverence,…

5 years ago

Solar System History: How Was the Earth Formed?

Just how did the Earth -- our home and the place where life as we know it evolved -- come…

6 years ago

What is a Warm Front?

[/caption]A warm front is the transition zone that marks where a warm air mass starts replacing a cold air mass.…

10 years ago

What Causes Wind?

It was not until recent memory that what causes wind was understood. Wind is caused by air flowing from high…

10 years ago

How Much Does the Earth Weigh?

Earth is the largest terrestrial (i.e rocky) planet in the Solar System and also the densest. Little surprise then that…

10 years ago

Last Day of Summer

Summertime is a joyous time for so many reasons. There‚Äôs the sense of vacation, that feeling of freedom we remember…

10 years ago