Space

We spend so much time focused on our own lives down here on earth that we often fail to notice the beautiful and wondrous things not on this planet. Our seemingly limitless universe is filled with truly astonishing things, and here at The Fact Site, you can learn all about them!

You’ll learn unique facts such as there are only fourteen black holes we’ve identified in space or that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is around a hundred thousand light-years wide! Continue reading to learn more about our solar system, the planets inside it, and the rest of the universe!

Genuine facts about the Gemini Zodiac

Genuine Facts About The Gemini Zodiac Sign

Lizzie Robinson
May 21, 2022

Those born between May 21 and June 21 share the Gemini Zodiac Sign. The Twins represent the Gemini, and their element is air. Known for having two sides, the Gemini is also fun, adventurous, and makes the very best of friends.

Animal Astronauts

Animals That Have Visited Space InfoGraphic

Scott Thompson
May 10, 2022

Animals were fired off into the skies on spacecrafts long before humans were. They were a way of checking the safety of humans making those trips. This InfoGraphic shows some of the most famous space animals of all time.

Facts about Taurus

Tenacious Facts About The Taurus Zodiac Sign

Lizzie Robinson
Apr 20, 2022

If you were born between April 20 and May 20, your zodiac is Taurus. Taurean's symbol is the bull, and their element is Earth. Taureans are well known for being grounded but tenacious at the same time. Here are some facts that you need to know about this sign.

The International Space Station with Earth behind it

10 Incredible Facts About The International Space Station

Shash Wighton
Apr 8, 2022

Some might know that important scientific experiments are routinely carried out on the ISS, but to the average person, that's about it! Here are ten incredible facts you didn't know about the International Space Station!

Facts about Aries

Amazing Facts About The Aries Zodiac Sign

Lizzie Robinson
Apr 20, 2022

Those born between March 21 and April 19 are Aries under the Zodiac signs. Represented by the Ram element for Aries is fire, which is very fitting given their raging courage and passion. Here are some amazing facts about the Aries Zodiac sign.

An InfoGraphic all about the exoplanet 51 Pegasi b

Facts About The Planet “51 Pegasi B” Infographic

Scott Thompson
Apr 8, 2022

Planet 51 Pegasi b is an exoplanet discovered in the 1990s. An exoplanet is a planet that orbits another sun in a different solar system to our own. This discovery opened up a whole new area of study within astronomy. To learn more, check out this fascinating InfoGraphic all about 51 Pegasi b!

What is a Cold Moon?

What Is A Cold Moon?

Becca Marsh
Apr 8, 2022

The Cold Moon is the full moon that graces our nighttime skies during the month of December. Every full moon of the year has a name assigned to it that reflects that time of year. So what exactly is a Cold Moon? Keep reading to find out!

Is the Big Dipper a constellation

Is The Big Dipper A Constellation?

Becca Marsh
Nov 30, 2021

The Big Dipper can often be seen in the night sky if you are in the northern hemisphere. It is often thought of as a constellation, but this is not the case. So, what exactly is it then? Keep on reading to find out.

What is a Beaver Moon?

What Is A Beaver Moon?

Becca Marsh
Apr 8, 2022

The Beaver Moon is the full moon that graces our nighttime skies during the month of November. Every full moon of the year has a unique name, and November's full moon is no exception. But what is the meaning of a Beaver Moon?

What is a Hunters Moon?

What Is A Hunter’s Moon?

Becca Marsh
Apr 8, 2022

The Hunter's Moon is the full moon in our skies toward the end of October. Each full moon has a name specially chosen that reflects the season and seasonal changes for that time of year.

Facts about Phobos

8 Interesting Facts About Phobos

Lizzie Robinson
Sep 30, 2021

Phobos is one of the two natural satellites belonging to our neighboring red planet - Mars. But what do you really know about Phobos? Let's unravel the mystery together with these eight incredible Phobos facts.

What is the Harvest Moon?

What Is A Harvest Moon?

Becca Marsh
Apr 8, 2022

The Harvest Moon can be seen in our skies closest to the September Equinox, usually in September and sometimes October. Each full moon of the year has a special name. But what is a Harvest Moon, and where does the name come from? Why not keep reading to find out?