There are several interesting myths associated with the planet Venus. While Venus was the goddess of beauty to the Romans, Venus was the god of warfare to the Mayans. A volcano on Venus is also named after a Norse god!
Did you know that Zephyr was the Greek god of the west wind?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
Do you know what this word or phrase means?
xSeiche : A standing wave in an enclosed or partially enclosed body of water. Seiches and seiche-related phenomena have been observed on lakes, reservoirs, swimming pools, bays, and seas. The key requirement for formation of a seiche is that the body of water
A magnitude-8.1 earthquake and tsunami that killed 192 people last year in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga was in fact a triple-whammy. The 8.1 "great earthquake" concealed and triggered two...Read more