Posts tagged with solar system

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

What if the Earth had rings like Saturn?

Imagine that the Earth had a belt of rock, ice and general space-debris encompassing it like the colossal gas giant, Saturn. What would it look like? How would it appear to us mere mortals down here on the surface? Having a Moon that waxes and wanes and occasionally makes for pretty moonlit nights is one thing […]

Monday, September 29th, 2014

If the Earth was a cherry tomato…

An interesting infographic taken from a childrens’ book  about space (linked) showing the relative sizes of the planets in the solar system in an easy-to-understand way. Source: Explore