Posts Tagged ‘sun’
The average person spends 1/3rd of his or her life sleeping. It's quite a sizable portion of our lifetime. So why is it that we never sneeze while we're unconscious? Or do we? Today we explore this little life mystery.
You were taught that earth and other planets in our solar system orbit the sun, and that our solar system orbits the center of the Milky Way. Did your science teacher have it wrong? Is everything you've learned about general re...
Sunscreen (also known as sunblock, sun lotion, or sun cream) is a must for anyone who is going to be out in the sun for an extended period of time. Today we explore the science behind sunscreen and clear up some common misconce...
The sun has been providing energy to Earth for billions of years and will continue to do so for billions more. Many have wanted to harness some of that power for use as weapons. Were they successful? Let's find out.
It's no secret that one can get sunburned on cloudy days, but is there any science backing up the claim that UV rays are actually stronger?
Something we have no control over (yet) could wipe us all out in a matter of seconds with absolutely no warning.