The Top 10 Closest Stars to Earth (Not Including the Sun)
Would you be able to name any of the ten closest stars to earth (not including our own sun)? If you can you might still find this list interesting. While most of these starts are light years away in terms of universe distance they are practically on our doorstep…
The Top 10 Brightest Stars as Seen From Earth
These 10 bright lights are the ten brightest stars as seen from Earth and apart from the number one and most obvious one, the rest might be a surprise to you and to many of us would have never heard of the other 9 before. There is no need to shine a light on this lot, they provide their own…
The First Ten People to Have Gone Into Space
Here is an interesting fact for you. At the time of writing, this only 536 have ever been into space! That is not a lot at all, but someone had to start it off and these ten people you are about to read about where the very first people to have gone into space…
The First Ten People to Become Moonwalkers and Their EVA
(*EVA = Extravehicular activity – ie. time spent out of the lunar module on the Moon’s surface) Most of us can probably name a few people on this list without looking at it, but can you can the first ten people to have walked on the moon’s surface? Probably not and even fewer people will know how much time they …
Ten of the Worlds First Women in Space
I bet you can name at least one of the first ten people in space. Well, Yuri Gagarin isn’t on this list because this list only features the worlds first ten women to ever go into space. While some of them only just reached the outer edges their names will still go down in history…
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…

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