According to the American Physical Society, the Earth orbits the sun at 67,000 mph (107,826 km/h).
THE PLANET MOVES AROUND THE SUN
Researchers date Earth's earliest rocks and meteorites to determine its age (meteorites and Earth formed at the same time, when the solar system was forming).
EARTH IS BILLIONS OF YEARS OLD
Extremes characterise the southern continent. The Antarctic ice cap contains 70% of Earth's fresh water and 90% of its ice, according to the American Museum of Natural History.
ANTARCTICA IS AN EXTREME CONTINENT
Geophysicists believe Earth's magnetic field is caused by the ocean of hot, liquid metal around its solid iron core. This liquid flow generates electric currents and a magnetic field.
THE MAGNETIC POLE CREEPS
Humans leave bizarre marks on Earth. 1950s nuclear testing dusted the atmosphere with radiation.
GLACIERS ARE MELTING FAST
Thunder and lightning show Earth's ferocity. According to Don Herweck's book Energy, a single lightning strike can heat the air to 54,000°F (30,000°C), causing it to rapidly expand.
THE PLANET IS ELECTRIC
According to NOAA, humanity have only surveyed or charted around 20% of the planet's oceans, leaving most unexplored.
EARTH IS COVERED IN SEAS
Whales and elephants are associated with large life. Consider this tree: General Sherman enormous sequoia is the world's largest stem tree.
TREES ARE BREATHING GIANTS
This Japanese city has the most people. 2021 World Population Review: 37,435,191 people.
TOKYO IS THE MOST POPULATED CITY