How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit

How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit

These desktop rockets might be tiny, but they’re impressively powerful, leave a cool trail of smoke, and shoot up to 40 feet away. Surprisingly, they’re only powered by one single match head. In this project we’re using aluminum foil and a box of matches, to make the ultimate in desktop weaponry. Homemade, Matchbox Rockets. All […]

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime Number 10 Halley’s Comet Halley’s comet was named after astronomer Edmond Halley, who calculated its period of orbit, it is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible to the naked eye from Earth. It is seen from Earth every 75-76 years and so, technically, […]

Why people get so excited about a total solar eclipse

Why people get so excited about a total solar eclipse

A solar eclipse happens when the moon’s shadow falls somewhere on the surface of Earth And a lunar eclipse is the opposite — when the Earth’s shadow falls on the moon The two sections of the shadow, the dark umbra and the partially shaded penumbra, their placement determines which type of eclipse we can see […]