Introduction to Solar Systems Astronomy Design Project

Earth's twin: No oxygen, no water, scorching temperatures and a runaway greenhouse effect. What else do we know about our closest neighbour, Venus? Arizona State University's AST111 Introduction to Solar System Astronomy Design Project evidence Learning objective Describe the origins, structure, contents, and evolution of our solar system. Project goal "Venus favours the bold" - … Continue reading Introduction to Solar Systems Astronomy Design Project

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5 cool facts about our planets…

5. Venus rotates in the opposite direction to Earth so the Sun rises in the west and sets in the east. It also rotates very slowly so its days and nights are very long. 4. The 'no atmosphere' temperature of Earth is 3 degrees Fahrenheit (-16 Celsius). Without the Greenhouse Effect our oceans would freeze … Continue reading 5 cool facts about our planets…