Reading Time: 2 minutes The edge of space is the boundary between the Earth’s atmosphere and outer space. The exact altitude of the edge of space varies depending on the definition being used, but it is generally accepted to be around 62 miles (100 kilometres) above the Earth’s surface. At this altitude, the Earth’s […]
Why is it called GMT?
Reading Time: 3 minutes GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time, which is a time standard that is used as a reference for the local time at the Prime Meridian, the line of longitude that passes through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England. The Prime Meridian is used as the reference point for determining the […]
Going into Orbit vs Going into Space
Reading Time: 2 minutes Going into orbit and going into space are similar, but they are not the same thing. Going into orbit refers to the process of launching a spacecraft or satellite into a circular path around a celestial body, such as the Earth or the Moon. To go into orbit, a spacecraft […]
The Statue of Liberty was actually a gift!
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic landmarks in the United States of America. It’s literally on everyone’s bucket list. Located on Liberty Island in New York City, the Statue stands tall at 151 feet (46 meters) and is made of copper. It depicts a woman holding […]
The Lion City of Sri Lanka
Reading Time: 3 minutes We all know that Sri Lanka is an island nation located off the coast of India that is known for its rich history, culture, and natural beauty. And how can we forget the food, especially the seafood! But today, we go back into history and look at a super interesting […]
The mystery of the Himalayan Yeti
Reading Time: 2 minutes The mighty Himalayas are home to some of the highest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest, the highest mountain on Earth. Now one interesting story about the Himalayas is the legend of the yeti, also known as the abominable snowman. The yeti is a mythical creature said to inhabit […]