Cosmogony
Cosmogony (or cosmogeny) is any model concerning the coming-into-existence (i.e. origin) of either the cosmos (i.e. universe), or the so-called reality of sentient beings. Developing a complete theore...
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Video: Astronomers Share First Images Of New Planet In Formation
Australian and US scientists capture imagery of the accumulation of dust and gas particles onto a new planet, which is the process of formation Astronomers have taken the first images of a planet stil...
The Moon Once Had Fountains Of FIRE From Lava Eruptions
US scientists have found traces of carbon in volcanic glass collected from the Apollo missions, and say this volatile gas may have caused fountains of fire on the moon. The moon's surface was hot and ...
Rosetta discovers molecular nitrogen on Comet 67P
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft found molecular nitrogen on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, offering possible clues about the dawn of the solar system. The ESA said the discovery is pa...
Planck telescope puts new datestamp on first stars
Scientists working on Europe’s Planck satellite say the first stars lit up the Universe more than 100 million years later than was previously thought.
Creation myth
A creation myth is a symbolic narrative of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it. While in popular usage the term myth often refers to false or fanciful stories, formally, it doe...
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Myth of origins
An origin myth is a myth that purports to describe the origin of some feature of the natural or social world. One type of origin myth is the cosmogonic myth, which describes the creation of the world....
Young Earth creationism
Young Earth creationism (YEC) is the religious belief that the Universe, Earth and all life on Earth were created by direct acts of God during a relatively short period, between 5,700 and 10,000 years...
Ogdoad
In Egyptian mythology, the Ogdoad (Greek "ογδοάς", the eightfold) were eight deities worshipped in Hermopolis during what is called the Old Kingdom, the third through sixth dynasties, dated between 26...
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Video: Astronomers Share First Images Of New Planet In Formation
Australian and US scientists capture imagery of the accumulation of dust and gas particles onto a new planet, which is the process of formation Astronomers have taken the first images of a planet stil...
The Moon Once Had Fountains Of FIRE From Lava Eruptions
US scientists have found traces of carbon in volcanic glass collected from the Apollo missions, and say this volatile gas may have caused fountains of fire on the moon. The moon's surface was hot and ...
Earth-maker myth
An elaborate Earth-Maker Story of Creation is a myth that comes from the Native Americans of California, also called the "Story of Creation." This myth describes Earth-maker creating day and night, la...
Planck telescope puts new datestamp on first stars
Scientists working on Europe’s Planck satellite say the first stars lit up the Universe more than 100 million years later than was previously thought.
Hotu Matu'a
Hotu Matu'a was the legendary first settler and ariki mau ("supreme chief" or "king") of Easter Island and ancestor of the Rapa Nui People. Hotu Matu'a and his two canoe (or one double hulled canoe) c...
Asena
Asena is the name of a she-wolf associated with a Göktürk ethnogenic myth "full of shamanic symbolism."
Legend tells of a young boy who survived a battle; a female wolf finds the injured child an...
Dreaming (spirituality)
In Australian Aboriginal art, a Dreaming is a totemistic design or artwork, which can be owned by a tribal group or individual. This usage of Stanner's term was popularized by Geoffrey Bardon in the ...
Madoc
Madoc or Madog ab Owain Gwynedd was, according to folklore, a Welsh prince who sailed to America in 1170, over three hundred years before Christopher Columbus's voyage in 1492. According to the story,...
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Tu'i Pulotu
The Tu'i Pulotu is believed to be the head of an ancient group of people that settled in Pulotu (Fiji) during the Lapita period (2500 BC to 3500 BC.)The Island of Pulotu is an island located in Fiji,...
Turkic mythology
Turkic mythology embraces Tengriist and Shamanist traditions as well as all cultural and social subjects being a nomad folk. Later, especially after Turkic migration some of the myths were decorated w...
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Varima-te-takere
In Cook Islands mythology, Varima-te-takere ("goddess of the beginning"; /vɑːriːmə-tɛ-tɑːkɛrɛ/) also called Vari (VAH-ree), was the primordial mother of the gods and mortals. According to Gill, Vari, ...
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Lech, Čech, and Rus
Lech, Čech (or Czech), and Rus are three legendary brothers who are said to have founded the three Slavic nations of the Poles (or Lechites), the Czechs, and the Rus' people (the modern Russians, Ukra...
Lech, Čech, and Rus - Wikipedia
Kuterastan
Kuterastan is the creator in a creation myth of the Kiowa Apache from the southern plains of North America. His name means One Who Lives Above.The story of his creation tells that in the beginning, b...
Vaitakere
In Cook Islands mythology, Vaitakere is the father-in-law of Tangaroa. He discovered breadfruit in the mountains. His daughter, who married Tangaroa, is named Ina. It is not clear if Vaitakere was a g...
Purusha sukta
Purusha sukta (puruṣasūkta, पुरुष सूक्त) is hymn 10.90 of the Rigveda, dedicated to the Purusha, the "Cosmic Being".One version of the suktam has 16 verses, 15 in the anuṣṭubh meter, and the final one...
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Takatāpui
Takatāpui (also spelt takataapui) is the Māori word meaning a devoted partner of the same sex. In modern terminology, a person that identifies as takatāpui is a Māori individual who is queer, in other...
Pherecydes of Syros
Pherecydes of Syros (/fəˈrɛsɨˌdiːz/; Φερεκύδης; fl. 6th century BC) was a Greek thinker from the island of Syros. Pherecydes authored a cosmogony, derived from three divine principles, Zas (Zeus), Ct...
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