Checkout: Some Fact About The Earth And The Universe.
★ View pictures in App save up to 80% data. There are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sands on all the beaches in the world.
★ The universe is so vast that a ray of light travelling from a remote part of outer space takes millions of years to reach the Earth.
★ 15 billion years ago and within the tiniest length of time - something like a millionth of a billionth of a billionth of a second, there was an explosion in space. This explosion is known as the Big Bang. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
★ Space is so vast that the most powerful space rocket would take at least 100,000 years to reach the star nearest the sun!
★ Our sun is only one star among an estimated 200 billions stars which orbit in a galaxy.
★ The milky way is only one of about 50 billion galaxies in the universe and these galaxies are part of huge masses of galaxies. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
★ The moon is the nearest heavenly body to our planet, and Proxima Centauri, part of the constellation. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
★ Centaurus, is the nearest star - 'only' 4.3 light years away.
★ In the universe, a beam of light travels faster than anything else.
★ In one hour a beam of light can cover a distance equal to 1078 million kilometres.
★ In one year, light travels about 9.5 million, million kilometres - a distance which astronomer usually define as one light year. So, the time taken for light to travel from Earth to the Moon is about 1.3 seconds. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
★ It takes a beam of light six hours to reach Pluto, and to to go on to the edges of our galaxy, 100,000 years. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
★ To reach the units of the universe light would take 15 billion years, to the time when we believe the universe began.
★ An expert driver at the wheel of a racing car travelling at top speed would need an endless supply of fuel and would take 340 billion years - 25 times more than the age of the universe.
★ There are at least 100 billion fish in our seas, rivers and oceans. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.