Explore Myths about Neptune and its Moons
Neptune was the name that ancient Romans gave to the Greek god of the sea and earthquakes, ...Read more
Galatea, whose name means "milk-white," was a sea nymph, one of the Nereids, who lived in the ...Read more
Explore Myths about other nearby planets
In Roman mythology, the giant Atlas was the leader of the Titans who fought against the gods, ...Read more
Pan is the Greek god of wild nature. He protected shepherds, sheep, and goats. Pan's name is ...Read more
In Hindu mythology, Sani is identified with the inauspicious planet Saturn and its Regent, ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Cronus was the son of Uranus and Gaea.He lead his brothers and sisters, ...Read more
Uranus, which was discovered by William Herschel in 1781, was unknown in ancient times. Astronomers ...Read more
Following the defeat of the Titans by the Jovian gods, Pluto obtained the kingdom of the underworld. ...Read more
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xPleistocene : The time period between about 10,000 years before present and about 1,650,000 years before present.
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Global warming is a hot topic, and it's causing concern for scientists studying winter annuals in the Sonoran Desert. While desert winters have become warmer and drier over the years, climate changes have...Read more