The Universe has been a subject of study for the scientist no matter what age they belonged to. In each time and age scientist based on whatever means they had made unique observations about the universe which we see on the sky.  The astronomical sciences reached its absolute zenith in the 19th century when Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. Since then a lot of discoveries have been made on the universe. According to recent reports many key findings related to the Planet Mars have also been revealed so one can guess how advanced we have become in astronomy.

The Amazing Facts:

As a person who is fond of scientific discoveries you may have read many blogs and articles on the subject of universe. Daily new discoveries are made and it seems there is no end to it. This particular article is nothing more than a value addition as in it we will list some common facts about our universe. Of course these facts have been discovered by professional scientists who are true experts in their field. Some important facts about the universe are as follows

  • Movement: Do you know that you are always moving on the earth? According to a scientific research a human body is never idle on earth rather it is continuously moving. The reason behind this fact is that the Milky Way galaxy rotates at a speed 225 kilometers per second. Similarly in the cosmos the Milky Way is hurling at a speed of 305 kilometers per second. 20061010_gemini_mk_0834Keeping these facts into consideration a human body is traveling at a speed of 20,000 kilometers in just one second. The same concept applies to ordinary objects in the earth as well
  • Stars: Do you know that in the universe at the moment there are 10 billion trillion stars. According to another research the number of stars in the universe outnumbers the grains of sand which we see on the beaches of earth.
  • Asteroid: Though it is not confirmed yet, however it is predicted that their as a chance of an asteroid hitting the earth in the year 2029. Time will tell how true this observation really is?
  • Neutron Stars: The diameter of a neutron star is 10-13 miles and according to scientific research they are heavier than several other stars. The weight of a neutron star is 100 million tons. This weight is higher than a large mountain which we see on earth.
  • Human Body: It can be said that our human body is also developed through stars though it is just a metaphor however the fact is that all the elements of our body are also found in stars. Some of these elements are nitrogen, Calcium, hydrogen and carbon.
  • Sun: The sun is so big that one million earths can easily fit into it.

These were some of the amazing facts related to our universe. We hope that the article will be appreciated by the masses.



Astronomy is an interesting field of study if you only have a slight interest in stars and our universe. It ultimately covers all the aspects that are related to the movement of stars or what really is present in our universe, and all the things going on in our sky! It gets more and more interesting when you start making discoveries in the respective field.

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