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Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppit...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppiter [ˈjʊppɪtɛr], gen. Iovis [ˈjɔwɪs]), is the god of sky and thunder and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial eras, until Christianity became the dominant religion of the Empire. In Roman mythology, he negotiates with Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome, to establish principles of Roman religion such as offering, or sacrifice
jupiter (mythology)

Juno's new Jupiter

Cosmos - 24 Jul 2018
In ancient Roman mythology, Jupiter, the king of the gods, had the ability to hide behind a veil of clouds. Only his wife, Juno, could see through. Today another Juno is peering through Jupiter's veil: the NASA spacecraft, launched in 2011, has been ...
jupiter (mythology)

TV review: Horizon: Jupiter Revealed; Better Call Saul

The Times - 07 Aug 2018
If that was of little surprise, so was the programme's liberal use of metaphor involving Roman mythology (“the king has wrapped himself in a majestic cloak” etc) in its mission to hammer home how big Jupiter is. And, yes, it is unfathomably massive ...
jupiter (mythology)

Summer sing

Monadnock Ledger Transcript - 02 Aug 2018
Handel's “Semele” tells a story taken from mythology: Jupiter, king of the gods, takes Princess Semele as his mistress. His wife, Juno, enraged by his adultery, plots Semele's downfall. Juno appears in disguise and convinces Semele to insist on seeing ...
jupiter (mythology)

Blood moons have a dark and ominous history. Here's why

NEWS.com.au - 26 Jul 2018
Each eclipse was judged according to the position of other stars and planets (particularly Jupiter), and how much of the Moon was darkened. If the expected omens were bad, the Babylonian king would ritually step down from office — and anoint a ...
jupiter (mythology)

An Asteroid Named Aretha

The Atlantic - 16 Aug 2018
The first asteroids to be discovered, in the early 1800s, were named for figures in Roman and Greek mythology. As more were ...
jupiter (mythology)

Exploring The Lost Moons Of Our Solar System

Astronomy Magazine - 24 Jul 2018
This includes even a few now missing moons for Jupiter. The king of our planets started out in a gas envelope, like the other planets. It's system had quite a bit of heft, but the slow drag of this cloud may have pulled in moons as large as Mercury ...
jupiter (mythology)

Power-packed dialogues stunning effect

The Asian Age - 07 Aug 2018
It was Karunanidhi's second film with Jupiter Pictures. And it was said he received three-digit salary for his power packed poetic epilogs in Abhimanyu, a mythological. There is a funeral oration by MGR who played Arjuna after the death of his son in ...
jupiter (mythology)

Faking reality: why people embrace conspiracy theories

Cosmos - 14 Aug 2018
Have you been to Jupiter?'” One of the key messages delivered at the conference was to trust in your senses, the article notes. “We all live in the world,” one presenter says. “We can see what's real and what's not. Science is really an excuse for ...
jupiter (mythology)

Speakeasy: Science fiction has always been fascinated by the sun

The Indian Express - 19 Aug 2018
In 1994, the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter, though astronomers had not believed that such violent events could occur in our neighbourhood in space on a human timescale. The sun presents a bigger target, and has a bigger gravity well to ...
jupiter (mythology)

Gladiator 2: The strangest sequel never made?

BBC News - 10 Aug 2018
With the help of a ghostly guide, Mordecai, Maximus treks to a ruined temple where he meets Jupiter, Mars and five other diseased and decrepit Roman deities. Jupiter explains that one of their number, Hephaestus, has betrayed them, and is now preaching ...
jupiter (mythology)

Heavenly Hatch Programming

The Boston Musical Intelligencer - 20 Jul 2018
The other movements—Mercury (the Winged Messenger), Jupiter (the Bringer of Jollity), Saturn (the Bringer of Old Age), Uranus (the Magician) and Neptune (the Mystic)—convey mood rather than perceived mythology about any “planet.” Of all these ...
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An Exquisite Venus–Jupiter Conjunction

Sky & Telescope - 08 Nov 2017
If it weren't for Venus spinning up the scene, most of us would give Jupiter another week or two to extricate itself from the solar glare before attempting an observation. That's why it's important to pick a place with a good view to the east to view ...
jupiter (mythology)

What's Jupiter Hiding?

GotScience.org - 22 Feb 2018
The Juno spacecraft currently orbiting Jupiter is appropriately named. In Roman mythology, Jupiter created a veil of clouds to hide his escapades with Io from his wife, Juno, but Juno was able to peer through the clouds and foil his plan. The Juno ...

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