Fun Facts about Mercury

If you weighed yourself on Earth and then went to Mercury, you’d weigh 38 percent of what you weighed on Earth, even less if you didn’t eat much on the trip. A day on Mercury lasts 176 Earth-days. This means when you go home on Friday night, you don’t have to go back to work […]

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Elementary Facts about Neutrinos

A neutrino is an elementary particle. An elementary particle is any matter that cannot be broken down any further. So, the neutrino you thought you destroyed when you ran over it with your car was probably the neighbor’s cat. A neutrino is not a neutron. The name “neutrino” was coined to give the newly discovered […]

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