The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s mission to Mars has produced remarkable insights into the Red Planet’s history and humanity’s future on it.
I have some news to share with you quickly. Audio clips Firstly, I have added audio clips to each of the articles on the site with a short overview of what the article is about. It occurred to me that many of the kids who may visit the site may not be able to readContinue reading “Audio clips and a companion Facebook Page”
If you haven’t bookmarked the Royal Institution website and subscribed to its YouTube channel, you really should. It is a wonderful collection of videos and materials for kids.
Listen to this: Have you ever wondered which galaxy is the biggest galaxy in the known universe? Apparently, the galaxy known as IC 1101, located in the Virgo constellation (although Deep Astronomy states it is in the Serpens constellation in the video below), is a giant. According to a 1990 New York Times article titled “Sighting of LargestContinue reading “The largest galaxy in the known universe”
Have you met the Tardigrade? It is one of the most resilient creatures on Earth and has survived far longer than humans and may be here long after we are gone.
Volcanos are one of the most spectacular natural phenomena and also one of the most devastating. Here is an overview.
Listen to this: According to Wikipedia: A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from Japanese: 津波, lit. “harbor wave”; English pronunciation: /tsuːˈnɑːmi/) , also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a largeContinue reading “Tsunami’s”
My son was curious about travel through our solar system so I introduced him to the Voyager program and the two craft that are heading out into interstellar space.
I stumbled across this video, “Great White shark Vs Killer Whale”, on the National Geographic Wild channel on YouTube and it is just incredible.
The real-life #JourneyToMars is even more spectacular than science fiction because it is actually happening with all the uncertainty and learning that goes with such an endeavour.