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Ares was the Greek god of war. He was identified with the Roman god, Mars. Ares was driven ...Read more
In Hindu mythology, the planet Mars is known as Mangala. Hindus believed in the existence ...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 is an Aztec deity representing the planet Venus and an apparition of ...Read more
In Roman mythology, Jupiter was the king of heaven and Earth and of all the Olympian gods. ...Read more
Ganymede was a son of Tros, first king of the classical land known as Troy. One day Jupiter ...Read more
Io was a priestess of the Greek goddess Hera. Hera was the jealous wife of Zeus, the king of ...Read more
Europa was the beautiful daughter of the Phoenician king of Tyre, Agenor. Zeus (Jupiter), the ...Read more
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xDip-slip fault : Dip-slip faults are inclined fractures where the blocks have mostly shifted vertically. If the rock mass above an inclined fault moves down, the fault is termed normal, whereas if the rock above the fault moves up, the fault is termed reverse.
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A new analysis of the unusually long solar cycle that ended in 2008 suggests that one reason for the long cycle could be a stretching of the sun's conveyor belt, a current of plasma that circulates between...Read more