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What is the smallest kind of star called?
The smallest kind of star is called a neutron star?
Which planet, other than Earth, once had water on it?
Mars once had water on it.
Which planet is eighth out from the Sun?
Neptune is the eighth planet out from the sun.
Which planet is the nearest to Earth?
Venus is the nearest planet to Earth.
What are tides?
Tides are the twice daily rise and fall of the water level in the Earth's oceans.
Which planet is the third largest in our Solar System?
Uranus is the third largest planet in our Solar System.
Which is the second biggest planet in our Solar System?
Saturn is the second biggest planet in our Solar System.
What is the name of the scientist who first explained how gravity works?
Isaac Newton is the name of the scientist who first explained how gravity works.
How are tides created?
Tides are created by the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun.
What is a galaxy?
A galaxy is a vast group of stars.
What are Asteroids?
Asteroids are lumps of rock that orbit the Sun.
What is the name of the third planet out from the sun?
The third planet out from the sun is Earth.
Which is the ninth planet out from the Sun?
Pluto is the ninth planet out from the Sun.
What is The Universe?
The Universe is everything that we can ever know - all of space and all of time.
What is the name of the galaxy which we live in?
The galaxy we live in is called The Milky Way.
Which is the biggets planet in our Solar System?
Jupiter is the biggest planet in our Solar System.
What is a Dwarf Star?
A Dwarf Star is a star of low brightness.
What is a Black Hole?
Black Holes are places where gravity is so strong that it sucks everyting in, including light.
How many planets are there in our solar system?
There are nine planets in our solar system
Why is Venus called the Evening Star?
Venus is called the Evening Star because it can be seen from Earth in the evening, just after sunset.
Which is the nearest planet to the sun?
Mercury is the nearest planet to the sun.
Who were the first men ever to walk on the moon?
Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin were the first men ever to walk on the moon.