Science Archive

10 Interesting Facts About Venus

If you’re interested in planets or astronomy, you’ll love the following facts about Venus. 1. During the Greek period, Venus was considered as the Goddess of Love and Beauty which is where this planet derived its name from as well. According to …

10 Interesting Facts About Space

What’s really out there? That’s something humankind has probably contemplated since we first looked up at the night sky. We’ve learned a tremendous amount about our universe through the years, but what we do know is most likely dwarfed by what we …

8 Facts About Brown Eyes

Your iris, the colored part of your eye that surrounds your pupil, is as unique to you as your fingerprint due to its many textures and patterns.  A pigment called melanin is what’s responsible for the color of your eyes.  There are …

10 Facts About Bacteria

Bacteria are everywhere and have been for decades, centuries, epochs. Arguably one of the most evolved microorganisms on Earth, bacteria can be found in varying shapes and sizes and can be identified in most habitats on the planet. Commonly thought of as …

5 Interesting Facts About the Brain

Picture a walnut.  Now imagine the walnut is about the size of a cantaloupe.  Add in wrinkles, and you have a visual of the human brain.  Read on, to discover five more amazing facts. 1. Your Brain is More Powerful than a …

10 Interesting Facts About Mars

Mars makes up one eighth of the planetary mass of the solar system, with it being the 4th planet orbiting the sun. Like Earth, Mars is a celestial body but considering their average proximity to each other (78.3 million km), the layers …

10 Facts About Earth

Earth is one of the most interesting planets in the solar system. Did you know that recent evidence suggests that Earth may not be the only planet known to support terrestrial life? However, this has not been verified yet and scientists are …

Facts About The Nervous System

You are about to go on stage in front of a large audience to perform in a play. Backstage you are fully rehearsed and ready to go, but you’re hands are getting sweaty, your heart is beating almost out of your chest, …

Facts about Asteroids

Oh no, it’s coming towards us! We’re all going to die! Lots of people fear something of this nature could happen in the future, and they’re not wrong. An asteroid could strike the Earth at any time and cause a nuclear-type winter …

Facts About Uranus

Often the ‘butt’ of adolescent jokes about our solar system, what can I tell you that’s new about Uranus? Well, maybe not yours specifically… Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun in our solar system. It was officially discovered by William …

Tallest Man Ever – Robert Wadlow

For reasons that are probably best left to be explained by psychiatrists and psychologists, we humans seem to have a real fascination with things that set records – and it doesn’t seem to matter what kind! Most everyone is familiar with the …

11 Facts About Blue Eyes

What does eye color say about us as people? There are some pretty crazy ideas out there that probably have no basis in fact, such as the notion that people who have blue eyes tend to be more romantic, vulnerable, sensitive, easily …

5 Facts About Left Handed People

Being left-handed may cause some lefties to feel a bit, well… left out. Since the vast majority of the human population is right-handed, most consumer products that are specific to handedness are designed for those who are right-handed. Unfortunately, this makes economic …

10 Facts About Earthquakes

Although earthquakes of varying magnitude happen hundreds of thousands of times every year, it’s fortunate that only a tiny number of that total are powerful enough to cause damage to property and loss of human life. For thousands of years earthquakes were …