Author: How It Works Team

What are saturn’s rings made of?

They may not be as interesting as the moons around Uranus but Saturn’s rings do bear further investigation… Saturn – The Roche lobe causes gravitational forces around Saturn to hold rocky particles Inner rings...

Heroes of Space: Katherine Johnson

“I counted everything. I counted the steps to the road, the steps up to church, the number of dishes and silverware I washed … anything that could be counted, I did.” From a very...

Why is chocolate bad for animals?

Nearly all humans love chocolate, it gives us immense pleasure when we devour it and contains nothing that is directly harmful too us, unless you include the fat and sugar that can be detrimental...

Animal astronauts

Meet Laika – the first animal in orbit – and the other 9 space pioneering species that paved the way for human spaceflight.