Ten Top 10 Largest Telescopes in the Entire World
While most newly build telescopes are smaller ones that are used in universities and research stations, there are a few that get built that are destined for other, far great things. These are the super telescopes and they are bigger than you would possibly imagine…
Top 10 Mohs Scale Degrees of Hardness
The Mohs scale of mineral hardness was once upon a time little more than a wooden box. This wooden box had ten compartments and inside each one contained a numbered mineral specimen. Then each mineral was tested by seeing which minerals can visibly scratch the others. Despite its lack of precision, the Mohs scale is still highly relevant…
The Top 10 Heaviest Elements in the Entire Known Universe
This base list of ten elements are the “heaviest” by its density of each cubic cm. However, please note that density is not mass, it just describes how closely packed together the mass is. Now we understand that, let’s take a look at the heaviest elements in the entire known universe… (The main image is a bismuth crystal that didn’t …
Top 10 Highest and Lowest Layers of Clouds
From the ground, it looks like all clouds are roughly the same height. But there are vast differences that amount to thousands of ft. But what are the highest and what are the lowest? This post has all the info you need to become a could expert…
The Top 10 Principal Components of the Air We Breath
If you think the air we breathe these days is just nitrogen & oxygen you might find this list of ten things we breathe in every day as a bit of a shock! From water vapour to all sorts of gases and even ammonia! This list doesn’t name all of the things we breathe in, it just names the most …
Top 10 Largest Planetary Moons in Our Solar System
Some of these moons are still much a mystery to astronomers as to what their surfaces are like and some are even thought to host life! But what we do know is estimates on how big they are and this list features the ten biggest moons in our known universe…
The Top 10 Most Common Elements in the Entire Known Universe
While most people will know that hydrogen makes up around 75% of the entire universe, what you might not know is some of these other common elements that are still essential life and each one has it’s own vital role to play in our us humans, animals, plants, planet Earth and even the universe itself is shaped…
The Top 10 Largest Bodies in Our Solar System
You might think it is pretty simple to work out the ten largest bodies in our solar system, but due to planets not being totally spherical it is harder than you think to work out their maximum diameter, so one or two from this list might well surprise you…