Moon Archive

10 Surprising Facts About Our Solar System You Probably Didn’t Know

Our Solar system is a magical box with full of mysteries. Do you think you know everything about our Solar system? Well, it has lot of surprising facts concealed in it. And here are some of the astonishing facts about our Solar system which you are probably unaware of. Mercury is not the hottest planet Since our initial school days we have been taught that Mercury is the hottest planet as it is close to sun compared to any other planets. But reality is that, Venus the second nearest planet to the Sun is the hottest planet of our solar

10 Common Science Myths That Most People Believe In

There is no gravity in space In fact there is a lot of gravity in space. People generally feel there is no gravity on moon because usually astronauts are seen bumping on the surface of the moon. Astronauts usually appear weightless on moon since the moon is orbiting earth. It appears like they are falling towards earth meanwhile they are walking sideways. Basically they are always falling but never landing. Gravity is virtually present all over the space. It clearly proves that there is gravity in space. Lightning never strikes the same place twice There is a very common myth

10 Spectacular Facts About Moon You Dint Know

Thousands of kilometres away from the Earth, the Moon is one celestial body which is very close to us. It is indeed one of the most beautiful things which surround the Earth. The white bright ball in the dark sky is very mesmerizing. We all love to see the Moon. But do we all know what exactly the Moon looks like from near? How was the Moon formed? Is the Moon solid or is the surface of the Moon is in molten form? What is there inside the Moon? Is the gravitational force present even on Moon? There are lot

How Was The Earth Formed?

Ever wondered how big the Universe could be? The universe is beyond our imagination! So big that we can’t even think of it. Earth is the only planet in Solar system that supports life. Our planet Earth is like a very small star in a very big sky. No other planet has the favourable environment which would help in the survival of living beings. In this big Universe, there might be some planet somewhere already existing or being evolved which would have the living conditions for existence of life. As far as the knowledge of human mind, till date, earth

Mysteries of Shinning Luna

Shloka: Ayangauh prsnirakramidasadanmataram purah I Pitaranca prayantsvah I Meaning: The moon being, a satellite of the earth, revolves around its mother planet and follows it in its revolution and self-luminous father planet( the Sun) Source- Rig Vedah, Mandalam 10, Suktam 189, Mantrah 1 (6000BCE) Shloka: Chandramā manaso jātaścakṣoḥ sūryo ajāyata | Meaning: The moon (Chandra) is born from his mind and surya (Sun) from his eyes. Source: Rig Vedha 10.090.13.1(19) Chandra is a Sanskrit term and its popularly call it Moon. It means Illustrious. In vedic astrology the complete moon is considered to be benefic and dark moon is considered

Eclipse through the eyes of Aryabhatta

Shloka: चन्द्रो जलमर्कोऽग्निर्मृद्भूश्छायापि या तमस्त छादयति शशी सूर्यं शशिनं महती  च भूच्छाया || Chandro jalam arko’gnirmRid bhUsh chhAyApi yA tamastaddhi | ChhAdayati shashI sUryam shashinam mahatI cha bhUch chAyA || Source: Aryabhatiyam, Golapadah, Chapter4, Shlokha 37 (499 AD) Meaning: Moon is of water, sun is of fire, earth is of soil, and its shadow is of darkness. The moon covers the sun and the great shadow of the earth covers moon. Aryabhatta was the first to explain how the Lunar Eclipse and the Solar Eclipse happened. He says that the Moon and planets simply shine by reflected sunlight. Earlier it was assumed that the