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
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Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xP-wave : A compressional wave (or pressure wave) in the Earth's surface that shakes the ground back and forth in the same direction and the opposite direction as the direction the wave is moving
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Scientists have been taking a close look at microbes that live in the ocean. The microbes they are studying are a type of bacteria and are very tiny. They may be small but they have a big impact on life...Read more