What Do the Larger Planets Have in Common?

Answer The eight planets of this solar system -- Pluto having been formally demoted by the International Astronomers Union to the status of a dwarf planet -- may be divided into the smaller terrestrial pl... Read More »

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How the passive 3D TVs that have larger horizontal viewing angle different from active 3D TVs that have larger vertical viewing angle and which one is better?

All televisions are different so if you are choosing a new television, particularly a 3D model, check that the viewing angles in your own room will work with the television you are considering.It's... Read More »

Anyone living in British Columbia, Canada. Are the common red ants and larger black ants native species?

They came from the USA. Canada is basically too cold for a native species and these adopted to the environment

Which Planets Have No Seasons?

Eight planets circle the Sun. These planets are the only ones in the universe that are currently visible from Earth with enough detail to study their seasons. Several forces govern the seasons of o... Read More »

Why do planets have elliptical orbits?

Early physics students learn that objects almost never move naturally in a perfect circle. This is particularly true in the case of planets, whose motion is influenced by the gravitational effect o... Read More »