How was the universe created?
Our universe began with an explosion of space itself – the Big Bang. Starting from extremely high density and temperature, space expanded, the universe cooled, and the simplest elements formed. Gravity gradually drew matter together to form the first stars and the first galaxies.
Why is Pluto not a planet anymore?
According to the IAU, Pluto is technically a “dwarf planet,” because it has not “cleared its neighboring region of other objects.” This means that Pluto still has lots of asteroids and other space rocks along its flight path, rather than having absorbed them over time, like the larger planets have done.
What are 3 ways the universe could end?
- 3.1 Big Freeze or Heat Death.
- 3.2 Big Rip.
- 3.3 Big Crunch.
- 3.4 Big Bounce.
- 3.5 Cosmic uncertainty.
What planet has nine moons?
Uranus, the seventh planet of the Solar System, has 27 known moons, most of which are named after characters that appear in, or are mentioned in, the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. Uranus’s moons are divided into three groups: thirteen inner moons, five major moons, and nine irregular moons.
Which is the most beautiful planet in the universe?
– Earth – Terra – The Blue Planet – The Water Planet. – In other words HOME !
Are there more planets in the universe than stars?
Statistically, there ought to be many more planets than stars. Planets, comets and asteroids are little more than debris (Sorry, but it’s true), left over from the condensation of a nebula into an accretion disc, and then an active star.
What is the Order of planets in the universe?
Jupiter (71,492 Km)
Are there only eight planets in the universe?
The moons are 3 moons of Saturn, Rhea, Iapetus, and Dione; 4 moons of Uranus, Titania, Oberon, Ariel, and Umbriel. The KBO is Santa and the 2 TNOs are Sedna and Quaoar. So now there are only 8 planets but potentially hundreds of Dwarf Planets, all of which, except for Ceres reside in the Kuiper Belt.