Myths about the Sky, Constellations, and Stars
Since long ago, people around the world have associated the heavens, the
stars, and the patterns they make in the sky with their gods and goddesses.
Links from this page will take you to descriptions of the role of selected
stars, star patterns, and related gods and goddesses in various cultures.
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Did you know?
Did you know that Apollo
was the son of Zeus
and Leto, the twin brother of Artemis
, and the Greek god of the Sun?
Do you know what the Greek goddess, Persephone, has to do with the seasons and the underworld?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xAa : Hawaiian name for a type of lava flow with a surface that is broken into rough angular fragments which develop during cooling and loss of gas from pahoehoe flows.
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Researchers working in South Africa have discovered two remarkably well-preserved fossil skeletons of an ancient human ancestor dating to almost two million years ago. The discovery is described in two...Read more