Documentaries “The Sun”

Sun contains 99.86% of the mass in the Solar System

Isn’t that amazing. Who would tell that 99.86%, everything else (rocks, planets, dust) are just tiny, tiny, tiny, tiny parts of the Solar System.[1] Find this and other interesting stuff in the documentaries below…

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Further reading and References:

[1]  http://www.universetoday.com/17982/10-interesting-facts-about-the-sun/

How the sun sees you!

We are used to see in only one kind of electromagnetic waves, the visible light waves.[1]

What about ultraviolet waves, how do they make you look?

Sun has three different kinds of light that get into earth: infrared, ultraviolet and visible.[2] What we can only see is just the visible light. So have you ever thought about see in ultraviolet? How would you look?

Here is how the answer looks like…


References and further reading.

[1] – Introduction to the electromagnetic spectrum – Nasa

[2] – Sunlight – Wikipedia