The dangers of Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Our current concerns with UV radiation are the rays that come from the sun. Over the past couple decades, humans have been using products which result in ozone layer depletion. This decreases our atmosphere’s natural [...]

Environmental Science – Astronomy: Moon and Sun

Welcome back to our next blog post on astronomy! The moon's formation is theorized by two theories. The simultaneous formation theory said that the Earth and the Moon formed at the same time, around 4.6 billion years ago. The impact theory states an object collided with the Earth breaking the Earth apart into the planet [...]

Environmental Science – Astronomy: Stars

Stars are large incandescent bodies. Stars radiate electromagnetic, heat, and light energy which produces their light. Hotter stars glow with shorter wavelength lights making them blue in color. Stars are held together by gravity. Hydrogen combines through fusion reactions producing energy and forming Helium. The lifestyle of a star is as shown below: Stars begin [...]