## Black holes – Space science – Physics

A starry sky with the Milky Way galaxy (thanks to Bernd Nies) - there are probably black holes in there somewhere! What is a black hole? A black hole is [...]

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A starry sky with the Milky Way galaxy (thanks to Bernd Nies) - there are probably black holes in there somewhere! What is a black hole? A black hole is [...]

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Calculating the area of your room. The area of a room is the size of the floor. Suppose you wanted to find out whether your room was really bigger than [...]

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This is an equilateral triangle. A triangle is any set of three points on a plane and the lines connecting those points to each other, as long as the three points aren't all on the [...]

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This is a trapezoid. A trapezoid is a kind of quadrilateral that has at least two sides that are parallel to each other. A parallelogram is a trapezoid that has two pairs of parallel [...]

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This is a sphere. A sphere is a three-dimensional circle. Or you could say that a sphere is the set of all the points that are at the same distance from the center [...]

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This is a right triangle, because one of the angles is a right angle. A right triangle is any triangle where one of the angles is exactly 90 degrees, or a right angle. You [...]

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This is a rhombus, divided so you can figure out the area. A rhombus is a kind of quadrilateral that has two sides that are parallel to each other, and another two sides that [...]

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A pyramid with a square base. A pyramid is a three-dimensional solid form made out of triangles. Some pyramids also use a square. There are two common kinds of pyramids: triangular pyramids that you [...]

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This is a triangular prism A prism is the solid shape you get if you move a flat polygon through space. A prism has five planes: a top, a bottom, and [...]

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This is an isosceles triangle. Definition of an isosceles triangle Isosceles triangles have at least two sides that are exactly the same length. This forces two of their angles to also be acute angles of exactly [...]