Solar System

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Jupiter

Jupiter

Jupiter, a stormy gas giant, has a diameter 11 times greater than Earth’s. Watch this video to learn how this planetary Goliath may have protected our world and made life on Earth possible. More...

Video
Science Channel
Earth: Overview

Earth: Overview

Investigate the third planet from the sun with this in-depth look at Earth's size, surface, atmosphere and orbit — and the space missions that have shaped our understanding of home. More...

Article
NASA
Neptune: The Outermost Planet

Neptune: The Outermost Planet

Neptune's nearly 4 times the size of Earth but you need a telescope to see this 8th and outermost planet in our solar system. Explore this frigid giant. More...

Interactive
National Geographic
Mercury

Mercury

Romans named the planet Mercury after the godly messenger. The planet travels around the Sun faster than any other. Extremely dense, Mercury is believed to be 2/3 metallic. More...

Video
Science Channel
Introduction to the Atom

Introduction to the Atom

Take a look at the structure of atoms, the building blocks of matter. See how people could map out something so small you have to magnify it over 100 million times to see it. More...

Video
Khan Academy
Tapirs

Tapirs

Somewhere between a pig and a small elephant, the tapir is actually related to horses and rhinos. Little changed over millions of years, these living fossils are an endangered bunch. More...

Article
National Geographic
Octopus Photos

Octopus Photos

Go inside this photo gallery to safely view the deadly venomous blue-ringed octopus, as well as reef and mimic octopuses and many other species. More...

Images
Oceanwide Images
In Pictures: Cloned Animals

In Pictures: Cloned Animals

It started with Dolly, but there have been numerous cloned animals since then. Check out their pictures in this gallery. More...

Images
BBC
How Batteries Work

How Batteries Work

Take a closer look at how batteries work and all the things they can power. More...

Article
HowStuffWorks
Momentum

Momentum

This great intro to momentum ends with a mind-blowing idea from Albert Einstein: At one moment an object can both have and not have momentum. More...

Video
Bozeman Science