Space: A Fearful Omen in the Sky

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Space: A Fearful Omen in the Sky

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TO the earliest stargazers, the planet Mars was a fearful omen suspended in the sky. The Babylonians took its strange reddish hue as a warning of bloodshed and fire, and the ancient Syrians sought...

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'Space: A Fearful Omen in the Sky', TIME magazine

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“Space: A Fearful Omen in the Sky,” Past Periodicals, accessed October 26, 2021, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/68670.