Explore Myths about Mars
Ares was the Greek god of war, was identified with the Roman god, Mars. He always acted like ...Read more
In Hindu mythology, the planet Mars is known as Mangala. The planet of Mars is identified ...Read more
Mayans were sophisticated observers of the sky. Mayans used their astronomical knowledge to ...Read more
Explore Myths about other nearby planets
Venus was the goddess of love and beauty. To her perfect figure and pure features she added ...Read more
Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli was an Aztec god whose symbols were the planet Venus and the feathered ...Read more
In Roman mythology, Jupiter was the king of heaven and Earth and of all the Olympian gods. ...Read more
Ganymede was a son of Tros, first king of the classical land known as Troy. One day Jupiter ...Read more
Io was a priestess of the Greek goddess Hera. Hera was the jealous wife of Zeus, the king of ...Read more
Europa was the beautiful daughter of the king of Tyre, Agenor. Zeus (Jupiter), the King of ...Read more
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The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado has released powerful new computer software so scientists can study climate change in much more detail than ever before. The Community...Read more