Why does the moon appear to change shape?

Why does the moon appear to change shape?

The Moon appears to change shape because we see different amounts of the lit part as the Moon orbits Earth. When the Moon is between Earth and the Sun, the lit side is hidden from us. As it moves around Earth, more and more of the lit side comes into view.

Do salmon die after they spawn?

The salmon run is the time when salmon, which have migrated from the ocean, swim to the upper reaches of rivers where they spawn on gravel beds. After spawning, all Pacific salmon and most Atlantic salmon die, and the salmon life cycle starts over again.

Which Led Zeppelin album is Stairway to Heaven from?

“Stairway to Heaven” is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971. It was composed by guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant for the band’s untitled fourth studio album (often referred to as Led Zeppelin IV).

What airline company is named after a Greek letter?

Delta is named after its original company Delta Air Service, which was a crop dusting and then passenger and mail service, serving the Mississippi Delta region. They are not named after a Greek letter (well, not directly, anyway).

Who was Alexander the Great’s mentor?

At the age of thirteen he became a pupil of Aristotle. It was Aristotle who inspired Alexander’s great love for literature. Through his mentor Alexander learned the Greek ways of living and the ideals of Greek civilization.

What kind of music do chickens like?

In a test performed by Canadian scientists, using various different styles of music, it was determined that chickens lay the most eggs when pop music was played.

When will Pluto make a full orbit?

It takes the dwarf planet 248.09 Earth years to complete one orbit around the sun. Plug all that info into timeanddate.com’s handy calculator, and we find that Pluto will complete its first full orbit since its discovery on Monday, March 23, 2178, just a few years after Neptune turns 2.

Do water and ice weigh the same?

The ice cup will weigh the same as when it was in liquid form but the volume of ice in the cup will be larger than what it was in liquid form. This is because when ice crystallizes into its hexagonal structure the water molecules are farther apart than when they are in the liquid state.