Explore Myths about Neptune and its Moons
Neptune was the name that ancient Romans gave to the Greek god of the sea and earthquakes, ...Read more
Many features of the Earth are named after mythological figures. An example is the story of ...Read more
Explore Myths about other nearby planets
Ancient Romans Atlas was the leader of the giant Titans who fought a war against the gods. ...Read more
Pan is the Greek god protector of shepherds, sheep, and goats. According to an account of his ...Read more
In Hindu mythology, Sani was identified with the planet Saturn. Sani's parents were the Sun ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Cronus was the son of Uranus and Gaea. He lead his brothers and sisters, ...Read more
Uranus, which was discovered by William Herschel in 1781, was unknown in ancient times. Astronomers ...Read more
Following the defeat of the Titans by the Jovian gods, Pluto obtained the kingdom of the underworld. ...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 the Earth’s
magnetic field has reversed
its orientation irregularly many times over Earth’s history?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xEutrophication : Accumulation of nutrients that supports dense growth of algae which decays and depletes the water of oxygen
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Geologists think that the waters of Lake Tanganyika, a long lake located in East Africa, has experienced a huge amount of warming in the last 100 years. Currently, the surface water of this lake is the...Read more