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Re was the sun-god and creator of our world. He has a head like a hawk or a ram. The god wore ...Read more
For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was ...Read more
For the Aztecs, who lived in central Mexico, Tonatiuh was a Sun god. He was in charge of the ...Read more
Huitzilopochtli, was the Aztec god of the Sun and the war. He was a blue man fully armed with ...Read more
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the son of Zeus (Jupiter) and Leto (Letona). His twin sister ...Read more
Liza is a god of the Fon people of West Africa. Liza is represented by the fierce Sun. Usually ...Read more
According to ancient Chinese mythology, there existed ten suns that used to appear in turn ...Read more
Maui was a hero of Polynesian mythology. For Maui and his mother the days were too short. Maui ...Read more
Amaterasu was the Sun goddess of the oldest Japanese religion called Shinto. When her brother ...Read more
Shamash was a Sun god according to the Sumerian mythology. Sumerians were living more than ...Read more
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Did you know that Egyptian hieroglyphics remained a mystery until around 1800? It wasn't until then that the Rosetta Stone
helped crack the code!
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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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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Scientists have learned that microbes that live in the soil, like fungi and bacteria, don't produce more carbon dioxide when the climate is warmer. At first these microbes will produce more carbon dioxide,...Read more