mythology

The Constellation Gemini

The accumulated tissue dose measured by the active ionization chambers, shielded by .4 gm/cm2 for the four-day mission, was 82 mrad. The particles inside the spacecraft had been recorded in nuclear emulsion, which established that over 90% of the tissue dose was attributable to penetrating protons. This experiment indicates that the radiation atmosphere under shielded circumstances at Gemini altitudes was not hazardous. The desert Southwest is experiencing rapid development of utility-scale solar and wind energy facilities. Although clean renewable energy has environmental positive aspects, it can also have negative impacts on wildlife and their habitats. Understanding these impacts and correctly...

The Fantastic And Evil Serpent: How A Universal Symbol Became Christianized James H Charlesworth

Ares, the ancient Greek god of war, represented the violence and bloodshed of battle. There are a lot of legends and stories about Ares that play a large aspect in ancient Greek mythology. E′NYO (Enuô), the goddess of war, who delights in bloodshed and the destruction of towns, and accompanies Mars in battles. (Suid. s. v. comp. Müller, Orchom. p. 229, 2nd edit.) A statue of Enyo, produced by the sons of Praxiteles, stood in the temple of Ares at Athens. (Paus. i. eight. § 5.) Amongst the Graeae in Hesiod (Theog. 273) there is 1 named Enyo. He promises...

Impressions Games: Perseus And Medusa

This essay summarizes the plot of the Perseus myth and describes his cultural significance each in Greek and American culture. A winged horse, born of the blood of Medusa when she was beheaded by Perseus he released the spring of Hippocrene with a stroke of its hoof, and carried Bellerophon in his attack on the Chimera. The chief city of Thessaly in the north of Greece, exactly where Acrisius hid, hoping that the oracle about his death would not come correct Perseus ventures there to play in the games, and accidently kills him with a discus-throw. The most popular gorgon...