WEIRD FACTS

Santa Fe Trail 200th Anniversary

Santa Fe Trail 1821-2021 Illustration by Ronald Kil Home About the Artists Ronald Kil Doug Holdread Santa Fe Trail 200 In 1821, the Santa Fe Trail was opened as a commercial route between Missouri and New Mexico by William Becknell and his party …

How many satellites are orbiting Earth?

Thousands of the satellites orbiting Earth are small – like this cubical satellite seen here being released from the International Space Station. NASA, CC BY-NC – By Supriya Chakrabarti, Professor of Physics, University of Massachusetts Lowell 2021 Sep 17 – – It seems …