The Sun


June 24, 2015

3.0 44 x
A fascinating science documentary about the brightest object in our sky. The Sun is a one million kilometre-wide ball of burning gas that has enough fuel to keep shining for another five billion years. In 15 minutes the Sun radiates as much energy as mankind consumes, in all forms, during an entire year. Until the Middle Ages it was generally assumed that the Sun orbited the Earth. In the 16th century, Nicholas Copernicus argued that it was the Earth that travelled around the Sun. (From the UK)...