hephaestus : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metalworking in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vulcan
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- WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Ancient Impact and Flood
Large and small, hundreds of thousands of craters scar the surface of Mars, hollowed out by a multitude of asteroids and comets that impacted the Red Planet throughout its history. This image shows a region of the planet's northern hemisphere known as Hephaestus Fossae - after the Greek god of fire - that was imaged by the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA's Mars Express orbiter on 28 ...
Feb. 17, 2014 - Wired News