05. Earth (Papatūānuku): third rock from the sun

Did you know?

  • <p>The Earth is approximately 150 million kilometres from the Sun. It takes about 8 minutes and 19 seconds for sunlight to reach us.</p>
  • <p>Earth is gradually slowing down. Every few years, an extra second is added to make up for lost time. A billion years ago the day was just 18 hours long!</p>

How do you water a plant in zero gravity?

  • How Astronauts Grow Plants In Space

Cosmic dust - Lagoon Nebula

  • <p>Every day, Earth is sprinkled with 100 tons of cosmic dust. Teeny-tiny particles drift down to Earth from asteroids and comet trails.</p>

Space joke - tell this one to your friends

Q: What’s a light-year?
A: The same as a regular year, but with less calories.

Love letter to Earth

  • Love Letter to Earth ft. Zedd | Inspired by One Strange Rock