outer space

Trip to the Sun
September 13th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Dillon M. asked us, how do we measure the distance from the Earth to the Sun? Read on to find out the answer to this great question, and do the out-of-this-world math!

Big Bad Sun
September 8th, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Evy H. asked us, how much does the Sun weigh? Read on to find out, and weigh in on the math in outer space objects!

Three Birthdays Every Day
August 21st, 2022

We have to wait a whole 365 days for our birthdays to come around again. But what if we lived on a planet where we only had to wait a few hours? Well, there’s one planet out there where this could happen! Read on to find out more about Kepler-78b, and do the math to see how often you’d get to eat cake and celebrate.

3, 2, 1, Blast-Off!
July 15th, 2022

It’s hard work to lift things, especially when they’re heavy. So just imagine how hard a rocket has to work when it’s blasting into space and carrying thousands of gallons of fuel! Read on to get carried away with spaceship math that’s out of this world.

Watch Out for Space Junk
May 21st, 2022

Bedtime Math fan Chloe H. asked us a great question: how many times could you fly around the world in a spaceship in one day? Read on to find out, and fly through the space math!

Get in Line – with Saturn and Mars
October 15th, 2021

When we look at the stars in the night sky, we see that our planet Earth isn’t the only ball of rock whizzing through space. There are 7 other major planets gong around the Sun, the Moon – our nearest neighbor – and a lot more. The Moon sounds like it’s far away, almost a quarter million miles, but someone figured out that all the other planets could fit perfectly lined up in that space! Read on to do the math on the space in space.

Donut in Outer Space
May 22nd, 2021

What could be better than a glazed donut with sprinkles? A flying glazed donut with sprinkles, of course! Read on to see how one donut soars above the rest – and do the delicious donut math.

Counting Stars with the Cows
November 17th, 2020

Bedtime Math fan Liam F. asked us a great double-question: how many stars are in the universe, and how many can we see? Read on to find out – and get starry-eyed with the math in the galaxy and beyond!

Supermoon Eclipse!
January 20th, 2019

Full moons are special, but Supermoon full moons are super special! Read on to get a full picture of the math behind this neat, out-of-this-world phenomenon.

A Faster Trip to Mars
March 11th, 2018

Have you ever wanted to explore other planets? You’re in luck because it looks like humans may soon be able to travel to Mars. Read on to do the mission to Mars math!

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