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
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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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Did you know that, according to Einstein's Theory of Relativity
, time slows down
near the speed of light
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Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xDip-slip fault : Dip-slip faults are inclined fractures where the blocks have mostly shifted vertically. If the rock mass above an inclined fault moves down, the fault is termed normal, whereas if the rock above the fault moves up, the fault is termed reverse.
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Air pollution can get high in the atmosphere – high above most of the clouds you see in the sky. Scientists are finding air pollution like black carbon, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides more than 2...Read more