Here are the facts and trivia that people are buzzing about.
- Our solar system consists of one star (the Sun), eight planets and all their moons, three dwarf planets, and several thousand small solar system objects—asteroids, comets, trans-Neptunian objects, and…
- It’s been a busy week, from political tensions to national investigations. Who has time to keep track of it all? That’s why we’ve boiled it all down to our top stories of the week.
- Also known as The Maid of Orléans; in French, Jeanne D'Arc
- The National Poets of the UK The Poet Laureate, a member of the royal household, composes poems for state occasions. Carol Ann Duffy became the first woman in the position's 341-year history when chosen for the post in 2009.
- Acknowledged: U.K., China, France, India, Pakistan, Russia, United States, Israel, North Korea1 Seeking: Syria, Iran2