Solar System

The solar system is dominated by the sun which accounts for almost 99.9% of the matter in the whole solar system. The sun is also the source of all the energy in the solar system.

Planets in our solar system

Our Solar System has eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Pluto was earlier considered a planet but has now been stripped of its planethood. All the planets revolve around the Sun in an elliptical orbit.

The Shape of the Earth

The earth is spherical in shape. Reasons which prove that the Earth is spherical in shape are as follows – During a lunar eclipse, the shadow of the Earth falls on the surface of the Moon.

Planet Earth

Life on the Earth began because of the existence of the atmosphere, heat, and water. 70% of the Earth is covered with water. The hydrological cycle helps in maintaining the life forms on the Earth. The Shape of the Earth

Distribution of Earthquakes in the World

Distribution of Earthquakes in the World – Earthquakes mostly originate from the plate boundaries. There are two main belts where the possibility of the occurrence of an earthquake is the largest.

What Are Tsunamis?

Tsunamis are long, high waves mainly caused by earthquakes. They can also be caused by volcanic eruptions or meteorite impacts.