Explore Myths about Mars
Ares was the Greek god of war, always acting and thinking like a warrior. Mars was identified ...Read more
In Hinduism, the major Indian religion, the planet Mars, called Mangala, is identified with ...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 the perfection of her figure and the purity of ...Read more
Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli was an Aztec god. The planets Venus and the feathered snake, Quetzalcoatl ...Read more
In Roman mythology Jupiter was the king of heaven and Earth and of all the Olympian gods. He ...Read more
Ganymede was a son of Tros, who was the ruler of the city of Troy. One day, Jupiter saw Ganymede ...Read more
Io was a beautiful priestess of the Greek goddess, Hera. Hera was the jealous wife of Zeus, ...Read more
Europa was a beautiful princess. According to Greek mythology, Europa was seduced by Zeus, ...Read more
Did you know?
you know that the Celtic Sun god, Lugh
threw a magic stone that killed Balor, the god of the underworld?
Did you know that Uranus is tilted so that its rotational axis is almost in the plane of the ecliptic?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xLove wave : An Earth surface wave having a horizontal motion that is transverse (or perpendicular) to the direction the wave is traveling
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Scientists have learned that microbes that live in the soil, like fungi and bacteria, don't produce more carbon dioxide when the climate is warmer. At first these microbes will produce more carbon dioxide,...Read more