Jupiter is bright enough to cast shadows on Earth was proved by 14 year old

Jupiter is bright enough to cast shadows on Earth was proved by 14 year old

In 2011, a 14 year-old amateur astronomer from Canada proved that Jupiter is bright enough to cast shadows on Earth Shadows are created when a source of light is blocked. Obvious, right? Also obvious is the brighter the source, the easier it is to see the shadow cast. So you might wonder, how faint an […]

UK has bigger population than Australia Canada New Zealand combined

The UK has a bigger population than the combination of Australia

The UK has a bigger population than the combination of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, despite being less than 2% of their total size (by area) “The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. The list also includes but does not rank unrecognized but de facto independent countries. The figures […]

Germany prints paper currency for 60 different countries, and Canada

Germany prints paper currency for 60 different countries and Canada

Germany prints paper currency for 60 different countries, and Canada makes coins for 62 The British government crippled Muammar Qaddafi’s attempt to fund his faltering regime this week by impounding nearly $1.5 billion worth of Libyan dina rs, which had been printed under contract by a British firm. Wait, how many countries outsource their currency? […]