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
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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
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Did you know that, according to ancient Chinese myth, humans were generated from the fleas which lived on the body of the giant Pan-Ku?
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xLoess : An aeolian sediment formed by the accumulation of wind-blown silt and lesser and variable amounts of sand and clay that are loosely cemented by calcium carbonate. Loess is usually homogeneous, highly porous, and is traversed by vertical capillaries t
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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