TRAPPIST-1 facts for kids & students. The discovery of seven new planets could take us one step further towards finding out whether or not we’re alone in the universe!
TRAPPIST-1 Facts: Introduction
In early 2017, NASA announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized rocky planets in orbit around a star that – in astronomical terms – isn’t very far away.
The planetary system was found by a robotic telescope, and further discoveries were made by a telescope in outer space.
As if that didn’t already sound too much like science fiction rather than ‘science fact’, NASA confirmed that three or more of the planets could potentially hold liquid water – one of the key ingredients for life!
On this page, you’ll discover facts about the star known as TRAPPIST-1, and the planets in orbit around it. Continue reading
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Mammals – the ultimate guide: facts and information for kids and students, with pictures and links to further reading.
Is a dolphin a mammal? On this page you’ll find out the answer to this often-asked question! You’ll also learn an interesting fact about dolphins and hippos … Continue reading
Is a bird a mammal? If you’ve been reading the articles in our mammals section, then you’ll know the answer to this question! Continue reading
This page contains Electric Eel facts for kids (and adults). This animal is part of the Active Wild Online Zoo: information, pictures and videos of amazing animals from all around the world! Continue reading
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On this page we look at different types of mammals. You’ll find pictures and facts about each major mammal group, find out how mammals are classified, and you’ll also meet your close relatives! Continue reading
What Is A Mammal? Welcome to Part 2 of Active Wild’s Ultimate Guide To Mammals, a series containing mammal facts, information and pictures.
On this page we’ll discover the characteristics that make a mammal a mammal, and look at the scientific definition of a mammal.
You’ll discover some incredible mammal facts, and meet some amazing animals! Continue reading