In just one second, the Sun produces more energy than humanity has consumed throughout all of its history combined

As a result of tidal forces, the Moon is gradually drifting away from Earth, inching about 1.5 inches (3.78 cm) farther each year. Eventually, Earth's moon will appear smaller in our skies

Io, a moon of Jupiter, boasts more than 400 active volcanoes, earning the title of the most volcanically active body in our solar system

VY Canis Majoris, a red hypergiant in Canis Major, stands as one of the largest stars known, with a radius surpassing 1,000 times that of the Sun. Placed in our solar system, it would stretch past Jupiter's orbit

The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is a colossal storm that has been raging for at least 400 years. It is so large that three Earths could fit comfortably within its boundaries

While we feel stationary on Earth, we're zooming through space at 67,000 mph (107,000 kph) in orbit around the Sun. That's a staggering 18 miles (29 km) every second

On Mars, Olympus Mons reigns as the solar system's tallest volcano, towering at 13.6 miles (22 kilometers). That's nearly three times the height of Mount Everest

A planet named "55 Cancri e" found 40 light years away dazzles as a "diamond planet." Its surface is believed to shimmer with graphite and diamond, formed by immense heat and pressure turning carbon into exquisite gems

Neutron stars, leftovers from massive star explosions, are incredibly dense. Their small size, just a few km wide, holds the mass of several suns. A sugar-cube of neutron star material would weigh as much as a mountain on Earth

In the vast "Boötes void" of space, a mammoth cloud of water vapor floats, with a mass 100,000 times that of the Sun