Space facts

1 in 4 Americans Don’t Know the Earth Orbits the Sun

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that 26 percent of Americans don’t know that the Earth orbits the sun? As George Takei would say, Oh my. Have we been somehow magically transported back into the dark ages? After all, it was Renaissance  astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus who popularized the theory of a heliocentric solar system (where the planets revolve around …

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1561 Nuremberg Space Battle

Reading Time: 2 minutes Perhaps the most famous of all UFO sightings and experiences would be that of the UFO sighting and apparent crash on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico, USA on July 7, 1947. On that occasion, what has been described as an unidentified airborne object was observed by several witnesses, and this object crashed. The United …

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Mark Twain, Born and Died with Halley’s Comet

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the greatest authors who has ever lived, Mark Twain, was born and died during Halley’s comet years. This is a pretty freakish coincidence, but it’s not the kind of thing that hasn’t happened before. Furthermore, Mark Twain predicted his own passing while the comet was once again passing Earth. Now that itself is …

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Coldest Known Place in the Universe is Technically on Earth

Reading Time: 2 minutes The coldest known place in the universe is on Earth, technically that is. While this certainly comes as a surprise, especially considering how temperate much of the globe can be, this itself doesn’t constitute a natural coolness. That’s right, we faked it, but how is the coldest known place in the universe on Earth? Alright, here’s …

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21 Amazing Nasa and Astronaut Facts That Are Unreal

Reading Time: 30 minutes 6 amazing and mind blowing astronaut facts, and facts about NASA in space. From the crazy to the brilliant, these cool facts will be with you every time you gaze up at the stars. Now set forth and enjoy these NASA and astronaut facts. 1 NASA Had A Peanuts Space Station Do we have any fans …

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14 Unbelievable Solar System Facts Your Kids Might Love

Reading Time: 11 minutes [aio_button align=”right” animation=”none” color=”gray” size=”medium” icon=”none” text=”NEXT PAGE” relationship=”dofollow” url=”https://unrealfacts.com/6-unbelievable-solar-system-facts-kids-might-love/2/”] When it comes to our own neighborhood in the universe, it’s really a pretty small place. Even though on a galactic scale it’s small, there’s a lot that we don’t yet know about. But the things that we do know are simply amazing. So to …

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