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‘The Mutilation of Uranus by Saturn’ – this is a key moment in the myth of Uranus. Source: Sailko / CC BY 3.0

Uranus: Greek God of the Sky and Heavens, Castrated by His Own Son!

Uranus was the Greek primordial god of the sky and heavens from whom all other gods and divine creatures later descended. Whilst he was sometimes seen as the ruler of the sky and heavens, he was also...
Hidden Biblical Calendar Reveals The Concise Date Of The Star Of Bethlehem

Hidden Biblical Calendar Reveals The Concise Date Of The Star Of Bethlehem

The first Christmas day was on February 26 in the year 6 BC for new evidence suggests it was the date when Jesus was born. The key to unlocking the mystery of Christ’s birth lies within the...
Painting entitled ‘Saturnalia’ (1783) by Antoine Callet.

Saturnalia: The December Festival of Joy and Merriment in Ancient Rome

Saturnalia was a festival celebrated by the ancient Romans. Originally, this celebration was held annually for a day on the 17th of December, but the festival was so popular that it was extended to a...
Planets Align To Form ‘Star of Bethlehem’ This Winter Solstice

Planets Align To Form ‘Star of Bethlehem’ This Winter Solstice

This year, as dusk gives way to darkness on the night of the Winter Solstice (December 21 st 2020), residents of the United States, the United Kingdom, and other nations across the Northern...
The Forum, Roman ruins      Source: sborisov / Adobe Stock

The Forum: Epicenter of the Mighty Roman Empire

Italy takes pride in its long history and is home to some of the most famous architectural monuments, as well as archaeological locations. The Roman Forum was the heart, not only of the city, but...
Voyager 1

Ongoing Dispatches from the First Man-Made Object to Leave Our Solar System

On September 5, 1977, NASA launched Voyager 1, a small 700 kg space probe with a special mission: to boldly go where no one or no thing has gone before. The Voyager 1 was designed to explore the...
Venus and Anchises

Explainer: The Gods Behind the Days of the Week

The Roman weekday ‘dies Veneris’ was named after the planet Venus, which in turn took its name from Venus, goddess of love. The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. The Romans named...
Enceladus Thrusters

The ‘Thrusters’ on Saturn’s Moon, Enceladus

Enceladus is one of the moons of Saturn, bearing the Greek Mythology name of one of the Giants, child of Earth and Uranus, with serpent like lower part of the body. Enceladus is connected to...
Surface of Titan - Saturn

Building blocks of Life in Titan’s Atmosphere – NASA

A simulation of the atmosphere of the moon of Saturn, Titan, has shown that complex organic blocks that could lead to creating life have been found lower in the atmosphere of the moon than previously...
Saturn and Solar System Birth

Saturn and its moons could reveal information since our Solar system birth

Analysis of the data transmitted from the Cassini spacecraft suggests that the moons of Saturn and Saturn’s rings store information from around the birth of our Solar system, NASA suggests. Those...