Asteroids and Meteors

An asteroid belt is a ring of rocks. The rocks are called asteroids. There is an asteroid belt situated between Jupiter and Mars. It looks a like a torus and has over 200 asteroids that are larger than 100km in diameter. There are between 1 and 2 million asteroids larger than 1 km in diameter […]

A Red Giant star

Stars

Stars are created in huge dust clouds called nebulae. Then over the span of thousands of years. gravity causes small pockets of matter inside the nebulae to collapse. One of the masses inside of the nebulae is called a protostar. As the protostar shrinks, it spins faster and builds in pressure. Millions of years after […]

Black Holes

Black holes are certainly the most unknown ‘things’ in the universe. Despite this we still do know somethings like, at the centre of the milky way is a supermassive black hole and that they have very strong gravity. How they are created In a star, radiation pushes agains gravity, when there is fusion in the […]