Category Archives: Science

World’s longest echo

World's longest echo The world record for the longest echo in a man-made structure has been set in an underground fuel depot constructed near Invergordon, Scotland before World War Two. The time for the reverberation to end was 75 seconds.

Tokelau solar project

Solar Panels Tokelau, a group of remote islands in the Pacific Ocean, receives 100 percent of its electricity from solar energy since 2012.

Who named Pluto?

Pluto An 11-year-old girl from England is credited with naming Pluto in 1930.

Green eyes trivia

Green eyes Green eyes, found in only 2 percent of the population, are more common in females than males, and among celebrities than the general public.

Heart-shaped trivia

Heart The heart is so strong it can squirt blood up to 9 metres.

Uranus summer and winter

Uranus Uranus only has two seasons - summer and winter. Each lasts 42 Earth years.

The size of Earth vs the Sun

Orange If the Earth were the size of a grain of sand, the sun would be the size of an orange.