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Mother and Daughter

Dione was the daughter of Tethys in Greek mythology. In the real world, Saturn’s moons Tethys and Dione are not mother and daughter. They are more like sisters since they’re believed to have formed out of the same disk around Saturn. 15 more words


Tales of Aphrodite

Trying something slightly different for this Thursday’s myth.  Hopefully it’ll work.  (Can’t be worse than last week’s!)

When he was little more than a boy, just barely into his first beard, Odysseus, the young son of Laertes, went to visit his grandfather, Autolycos, at his home near Mount Parnassus.   2,347 more words

Greek Mythology

God the Cosmic Artist

Back before I was a Christian, folks would ask me why I didn’t believe in God. Science always figured prominently in my response. Scientists had explained much of what had been attributed to deity over the centuries; it seemed inevitable that in time everything would be accounted for scientifically. 466 more words


NASA: Saturn's Moon Captured Just 300 Miles Above It

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This rugged, pock-marked and incredibly surreal picture of Dione – Saturn’s moon – looks so much like our own it’s uncanny. 108 more words


Flyby Image of Saturns Sponge Moon Hyperion

Why does this moon look like a sponge? To better investigate, NASA and ESA sent the Saturn-orbiting robotic spacecraft Cassini zooming past Saturn’s moon Hyperion, once again, on June 2, 2015. 152 more words

Photo Of The Day

Freeletics Week 6

Monday: Dione Standard 49m:29s (*)

I was traveling during the day and had to wait until evening for this workout. I was a little more tired than usual, but the day had been hot so it was actually a relief to workout in cooler air without the sun beating down. 425 more words