Category Astronomy

Isaac Newton (1642-1727)


Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, England in 1642, the year Galileo died. His extraordinary mathematical ability and mechanical aptitude remained hidden from others in his school life. In 1662, he went to Cambridge for undergraduate studies. A plague epidemic…

Galileo Galilei


Galileo Galilei was born on 15 February 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galileo, right from his childhood, had interest in mathematics and natural philosophy. But his father Vincenzo Galilei wanted him to become a medicaldoctor. Accordingly, Galileo enrolled himself for a…

How Was the Moon Created?


Some interesting facts about the moon The moon, only natural satellite of the earth. It is an 81 million billion ton lump of rock and dust. It is more than 3476 kilometres in diameter, orbiting almost 3.84 lakh kilometres above…