Most of us grow up knowing that the Earth rotates and at times it’s tilting in a way that the sun hits us o we have daylight. Then we’re tilted away from the sun, so we have nighttime. There are places on Earth that get months of darkness and months of lightness due to its tilting in relation to the Earth’s orbit, too. Today we’re going to chat a bit about what makes day … [Read more...] about What Causes Day and Night
One of the weirdest questions we were asked recently was where the Earth’s atmosphere gets its energy. Today we want to answer this question and chat more about our planet Earth. The sun is the most prominent energy source for our atmosphere. There are other external sources that we could conclude add energy to our planet, but the sun is the one that fuels our plane the … [Read more...] about Where Does Earth’s Atmosphere Get Energy
You may have visited the ocean and enjoyed jumping the waves with your friends or family. Ocean waves are something that many who visit the ocean simply grew up thinking they’re just a natural part of this world. However, have you thought about what causes ocean tides? Today we’re diving into this topic to help you better understand what causes ocean tides. What are 3 … [Read more...] about What Causes Ocean Tides
There is much we don’t know about the universe, but we do know quite a bit. Over the years scientists have spent days, months, and years learning more about the solar system. The universe is such a large and expansive place that there’s no way we can learn everything during a lifetime, but we can share things we know about the universe as of this moment. Today we’re sharing … [Read more...] about What Do We Know About the Universe?
In 2018 results were released citing that Cern’s emissions were comparable to that of a large cruise liner. This is according to a report released as Cern’s first public environmental report. The greenhouse gas emissions totaled 223,800 tonnes of carbon-dioxide equivalent. This first-ever public report was released alongside Cern’s objectives and mission to reduce its carbon … [Read more...] about Cern’s Emissions Equal to a Large Cruise Liner