Hello world, hello Monday the start of another school week and life is good as can be expected. Well it is time for some facts.
The Sun's warming rays travel through 93 million miles of space to reach Earth. Moving at the speed of light, they make the trip in just eight minutes. A jet airliner would need more than 18 years to complete the same journey.
Jupiter's moon Io, has the most spectacular scenery in the solar system. Io's low gravity means that it's volcanoes can throw boiling rock 50 miles in the air.
The tallest sand dunes found anywhere in the world are inn the Sahara Desert. A single dune has enough sand in it to bury the Eiffel Tower.
There are a thousand times more living things in the sea than there are on land.
A typical lightning bolt is three inches wide and two miles long.