Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury . In English, Mars carries a name of the Roman god of war , and is often referred to as the “Red Planet“ because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance that is distinctive among …

The spectacle before us was indeed sublime

Welcome, it’s great to have you here. We know that first impressions are important, so we’ve populated your new site with some initial getting started posts that will help you get familiar with everything in no time. This is the first one! A few things you should know upfront: Ghost is designed for ambitious, professional publishers who …

A meteor shower was observed during last night

A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky. These meteors are caused by streams of cosmic debris called meteoroids entering Earth’s atmosphere at extremely high speeds on parallel trajectories. Most meteors are smaller than a grain of sand, so almost …

How we choose to use the Moon

The moon has always served as an inspiration for humanity, and there are many potential benefits for further exploration of our planet’s rocky satellite. But we need to establish guidelines to prevent unethical behavior on the moon, particularly regarding the use of natural resources and off-planet labor. How humans should interact with space and celestial objects is central …