Explore Myths about Earth
Thousands of years ago, Geb was worshipped in lower Egypt as the earth god. Geb was depicted ...Read more
Coatlicue, whose name means "Serpent Skirt," was the Earth goddess of life and death in the ...Read more
Gaea, or Mother Earth, was the great goddess of the early Greeks. She represented the Earth ...Read more
Hou Ji was originally a Chinese hero of royal descent. His ancestor was Huang Di. Tang, the ...Read more
Incas of ancient Peru believed that Pachamama personified the Earth. Incas ruled Peru from ...Read more
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal ...Read more
According to the Maori people of New Zealand, Rangi was the Sky Father and his wife was the ...Read more
Midgard is the realm where humans live, the Earth. It was created when the god Odin and his ...Read more
Enlil was the Sumerian god of Earth and air. Sumerians were living more than three thousand ...Read more
Explore myths related to phenomena on Earth like storms, wind, rainbows, and more. ...Read more
Did you know?
Did you know that the "Seven Sisters
" known to the Greeks is the same as the "Flint Boys
" known to the Navajo?
Did you know that, in Japanese and Inuit mythology, there is a Sun goddess rather than a Sun god?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xPlasmoid : A structure of plasma and magnetic fields proposed to explain several natural phenomena including magnetic bubbles in magentospheres and ball lightning
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Earthquakes occur regularly in Sumatra, Indonesia because it is located near the boundary of two of Earth's tectonic plates. These earthquakes occur at 'subduction zones,' which are areas where one tectonic...Read more