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Planets are Round because of Gravity. A Planet’s Gravity Pulls Equally from All Sides. Gravity Pulls from the Center to the Edges Like the Spokes of a Bicycle Wheel.

The ancient Greeks used simple observations of the Sun to prove the Earth’s roundness and size over 2,000 years ago. But did you ever wonder why planets are round or how do they hold their shape? Gravity causes planets to be round. Gravity pulls equally from all sides of a planet. Like the spokes of …

Planets are Round because of Gravity. A Planet’s Gravity Pulls Equally from All Sides. Gravity Pulls from the Center to the Edges Like the Spokes of a Bicycle Wheel. Read More »

Here’s a fact about Dr. Donald Hopkins. He helped eradicate Smallpox, and is on the verge of killing another disease. He’s taken Guinea Worm Disease down from 3.5 million cases a year to just 28 cases last year.

Dr. Donald Hopkins helped wipe smallpox from the planet. He won’t rest until he’s done the same for Guinea worm disease. Hopkins has been fighting the parasite for 37 years. Health officials believe that, with vigilance, the disease will soon be eradicated globally. Photograph by Melissa Golden At an open-air hospital in northern Ghana, Donald …

Here’s a fact about Dr. Donald Hopkins. He helped eradicate Smallpox, and is on the verge of killing another disease. He’s taken Guinea Worm Disease down from 3.5 million cases a year to just 28 cases last year. Read More »

India’s army reportedly spent six months watching “Chinese spy drones” violating its air space, only to find out they were actually Jupiter and Venus.

India: Army ‘mistook planets for spy drones’ India’s army reportedly spent six months watching “Chinese spy drones” violating its air space, only to find out they were actually Jupiter and Venus. Tensions have been high in the disputed Himalayan border area between the two nations in recent years, with India frequently accusing its neighbour of …

India’s army reportedly spent six months watching “Chinese spy drones” violating its air space, only to find out they were actually Jupiter and Venus. Read More »