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Solar System

difference among the inner and outer panets.

The Earth is a planet. It is a member of the solar system. Nine planets and the sun are the main bodies of the ”Solar System”. The planets in the order of increasing distance from the sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Each planet moves around the sun and …

Satellites, Meteors, Constellations and Auroras.

Satellites: Satellite is a large body which revolves around a planet. The Solar System has 162 satellites. Out of these satellites, Jupiter has 63, Saturn has 56, Uranus has 27, Neptune has 13, Mars has 2 and Earth has one satellite(Moon). Major Satellites of Solar System are as under: Earth: Moon Mars: Phobos, Deimos. Neptune: …

Environmental Determinism and Possibilism:

Historical Background: It is the doctrine that human activities are controlled by environment. This belief has deep roots in ancient history. For example, Hippocrates linked the characteristics of people in a particular place to the influence of environmental factors such as terrain, altitude and humidity. Similarly Aristotle also said that the world’s climatic zones determined …