Learn about the differences between solar and lunar eclipses. We explain the eclipse geometry with diagrams and present a table of differences.
A comprehensive list of world’s largest deserts. World’s largest hot desert is Sahara and cold desert is Antarctica.
Learn interesting facts and myths about lunar eclipse. We explain the definition, duration and types of moon eclipse along with the phenomena like Blood Moon and Selenelion.
Learn interesting facts about solar eclipse. We explain definition of total, partial, annular and hybrid eclipses with the help of diagrams.
Learn about the major straits in the world. This list includes Straits of Malacca, Hormuz, Gibraltar, Palk, Magellan etc.
A comprehensive list of the names of the local winds of the world. We example them by map, examples, regions and nature of the winds.
List of the names of major ocean currents in the world. We discuss both cold ocean currents and warm ocean currents along with map.
Learn about world’s major ocean currents. We discuss the ocean currents map, their causes, classification and various characteristics.
Learn about the science vs. technology debate. Find out the differences between science and technology and their definitions and examples.
Just how many stars are in the universe? Mankind has long been puzzled with this question. The answer may be derived from the number of galaxies.
Learn interesting facts about the Milky Way. Shape of Milky way is twisted spiral. We also explain its size, view, stars, age and black hole.
Learn what is a black hole and interesting facts related with its image, event horizon, singularity, slower time and nearest black hole.
Learn what is gravity. We explain the concept of gravitational force, constant and waves. Also know the earth’s gravity and its connection with weight.
Learn interesting facts about seven continents of the world. We also discuss map, area and population of these continents.
Learn the definition of Coriolis Force caused by Earth’s rotation. Coriolis Effect causes winds to deflect. Deflection is maximum as poles and zero at equator.
Learn the definition of upwelling and downwelling. We also discuss the meaning of these processes and role of wind direction, Corialis Force and Earth’s rotation.
There are five oceans in the world: The Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and the Southern Ocean which cover 70.8% surface of the Earth.
Learn about the differences between El Nino and La Nina. In this article we explain the impact of these oscillations on weather and rainfall over the years.
Learn about climate oscillations on Earth. We explain definitions, periodicity, El Nino, La Nina, NAO, PDO and millennial climate cycles.
World Humanitarian Day is observed on 19 August every year. Learn about theme, history, objective and importance of this day.
World Photography Day is observed on 19 August. Learn about its history, significance, theme, objectives and relevant quotes.