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  Earth sign - ArticleWorld
In Western Astrology the Earth sign is said to consist of the trinity of the Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn constellations.
Those who have hardly any planets in their earth sign are unlikely to understand the priorities of life.
The earth sign, therefore, corresponded to the spring season.
www.articleworld.org /index.php?title=Earth_sign&printable=yes   (325 words)

 Welcome to the Earth Policy Institute, dedicated to building an environmentally sustainable economy: an ...
Welcome to Earth Policy Institute, dedicated to building a sustainable future as well as providing a plan of how to get from here to there.
The Earth Policy Institute is a Partner in the Green Power Partnership, an EPA voluntary program working to reduce the emissions associated with conventional electricity generation by encouraging organizations to switch a specific percentage of their electricity to green power.
EARTH POLICY INSTITUTE™ is a registered mark of Earth Policy Institute.
www.earth-policy.org   (579 words)

 Understanding the Elements - astrology.com
The Element of Earth is attached to the Signs Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn, and it also rules the Second, Sixth and Tenth Houses.
Those graced by an Earth Sign in their horoscope are practical, grounded and dependable.
Earth Signs are dependable, practical and conservative, yet fairly materialistic.
www.astrology.com /aboutastrology/interpreting/elements/earth.html   (322 words)

The earth element is all about imposing form, structure and foundation to projects, businesses and just about anything else that needs it, for earth signs build things.
Earth signs turn dreams into reality, whether their own or those of people around them.
Another earth sign asset is an uncannily precise sense of timing, a big advantage in any endeavor.
www.astrologyzone.com /tools/earth.html   (456 words)

  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In traditional Western astrology an earth sign is considered to be one of the earth triplicity, which is Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.
Earth signs are said to be attracted to water signs because the two share qualities of acquisitiveness, retentiveness, and self-protectiveness.
Earth signs supposedly find air signs fascinating because they can be attracted by their strange thoughts and share their more or less logical way of thinking.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=earth_sign   (398 words)

 Symbols.com - Symbol 42:28
Mars is the ruler of Aries, the sign of the Ram.
Mars is the earth's closest neighbour outward from the sun in the planetary system.
, the fire signs, the worst characteristics of the Martian principle are embodied: cruelty, selfishness, lust for war, and a desire for total dominance.
www.symbols.com /encyclopedia/42/4228.html   (818 words)

 Symbols.com - Symbol 26:8
The sun sign is one of the oldest gestalts in Western ideography.
The scholars of the Middle Ages, who with their narrowminded authoritarian beliefsystem confused the roles of the earth and the sun in the galaxy, used
was the sign used to represent that archangel.
www.symbols.com /encyclopedia/26/268.html   (493 words)

 Urban Dictionary: virgo
Virgos are the Sexiest Sign in all The Zodiac.
They are a mutable earth sign (which means they adapt to change easily).
The sixth of the 12 zodiac signs, represented by the virgin, which runs from August 24 to September 23.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=virgo   (286 words)

 Astrology earth sign
Earth signs have a talent for harnessing available resources and making the most...
The twelve signs of the zodiac fall into four categories: Fire, Earth, Air and Water.
The Earth signs are practical, careful, reliable and resolute.
astrology.fkry.com /index.php?kid=astrology-earth-sign   (127 words)

 Astrology: how to read your Birth Chart: The Elements
Your birth chart or horoscope, is usually shown in the form of a wheel, symbolising the cycles periodically undergone by all living things on this planet.
Of course, your choices are to a considerable extent limited and determined by your character, which is itself revealed through an understanding of the symbols that make up the chart.
The Fiery signs, for example, are Aries, the Ram (cardinal-fire), Leo, the Lion (fixed-fire) and Sagittarius, the Centaur (mutable-fire).
www.astrologycom.com /elements.html   (270 words)

 Nations Online - Earth Facts
The mean distance between Earth and the Sun is also used to indicate distances within a solar system, it is called Astronomical Unit, 1 AU = 149,597,870 km or 92,750,680 miles.
Planet Earth is made of stardust, born in the heat of a supernova together with the sun and the other planets.
Earth's spin axis is not perpendicular, the axis is tilted 23,45°, this circumstance causes the seasons, because Earth's surface changes its position relative to the Sun and therefore the amount of heat delivered to the surface.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/earth.htm   (1822 words)

Precession of the equinox is caused by the fact that the axis of the earth's rotation (which causes day and night) and the axis of the earth's revolution around the sun (which marks the passage of each year) are not parallel.
Ptolemy understood that the rotation axis of the earth was slowly precessing, or moving in a circle, with an angular radius of 23 1/2 degrees with a period of around 26,000 years.
The sidereal year is the time required for the earth to complete an orbit of the sun relative to the stars (365 days, 6 hr, 9 min, 9.5 sec of mean solar time).
www.skepdic.com /astrolgy.html   (2044 words)

 Travel Astrology: Earth Sign Vacations - astrology.com
Earth Signs are always looking for cost-efficient travel and they love to find a good deal on a classy holiday in a great destination.
Of all the Earth Signs, Taurus is not a big traveler; they prefer to stay close to home.
This Earth Sign loves to gain experience and knowledge from their trips, especially in their older years.
travel.astrology.com /earthsigns.html   (523 words)

 Lunar Perigee and Apogee Calculator
Perigee and apogee distances are usually accurate to within a few kilometres compared to values calculated with the definitive ELP 2000-82 theory of the lunar orbit; the maximum error over the years 1977 through 2022 is 12 km in perigee distance and 6 km at apogee.
Following the flags is the interval between the moment of perigee or apogee and the closest new or full phase; extrema cluster on the shorter intervals, with a smaller bias toward months surrounding the Earth's perihelion in early January.
The sign indicates whether the perigee or apogee is before ("-") or after ("+") the indicated phase, followed by the interval in days and hours.
www.fourmilab.ch /earthview/pacalc.html   (742 words)

 Relativity passes latest test (October 2004) - News - PhysicsWeb
However, the Earth's gravity field is not uniform because of variations in the distribution of mass, and this lack of uniformity has a much bigger effect on the motion of the satellites than the Lense--Thirring effect.
Ciufolini and Pavlis say the total uncertainty in their measurements is plus or minus 10% if they allow for unknown sources of error, and they hope to improve on this accuracy with a new satellite called Weber-sat.
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www.physicsweb.org /articles/news/8/10/12/1   (584 words)

 Strange Clouds
Sky watchers on Earth have seen them, too, glowing in the night sky after sunset, although the view from Earth-orbit is better.
Earth's horizon has been deliberately overexposed to reveal the faint cloudtops.
Ordinary clouds, which are close to Earth, get their dust from sources like desert wind storms.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2003/19feb_nlc.htm   (1156 words)

 Soaring global warming 'can't be ruled out' - earth - 26 January 2005 - New Scientist
The Earth may be much more sensitive to global warming than previously thought, according to the first results from a massive distributed-computing project.
The project tested thousands of climate models and found that some produced a world that warmed by a huge 11.5°C when atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations reached the levels expected to be seen later this century.
They start with a climate model that divides the Earth's surface into boxes hundreds of kilometres square and then change some of the 29 or so parameters that govern aspects of the atmosphere and weather.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=dn6934   (718 words)

 The OBOD Message Board :: View topic - Simple basics - Earth signs - Taurus Virgo Capricorn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rather than listing each EARTH sign separately I thought it might be best to put all 3 together and then anyone who has a Earth Sun sign, Ascendant or Moon placing, can post here.
Earth sign people tend to be very practical and have an interest in all aspects of nature
A MUTABLE Earth sign - mutable sign people like to go with the flow, they are easy going.
www.druidry.org /board/viewtopic.php?p=213887   (356 words)

 Capricorn, Taurus & Virgo: The Earth Signs - Lesson 4.5
This is the only sign in the zodiac that can complain about a error of an eighth of an inch when they are talking about a highway from the Earth to the Moon.
Virgo is called the sign of the Virgin, but this is used in referring to its standard approach to things.
Everyone has every sign somewhere in their horoscope, and everything in the chart has to be taken into consideration.
www.bobmarksastrologer.com /TheEarthSigns.htm   (673 words)

 The Story and Meaning of the Miraculous Medal
Mary is standing upon a globe, crushing the head of a serpent beneath her foot.
She stands upon the globe, as the Queen of Heaven and Earth.
The Association of the Miraculous Medal is an apostolate of the Congregation of the Mission Midwest Province.
www.amm.org /medal.htm   (934 words)

 The Earth Charter Initiative
Created by the largest global consultation process ever associated with an international declaration, endorsed by thousands of organizations representing millions of individuals, the Earth Charter seeks to inspire in all peoples a sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family and the larger living world.
The Earth Charter is an expression of hope and a call to help create a global partnership at a critical juncture in history.
City of Sao Paulo commits to the Earth Charter...
www.earthcharterinaction.org /ec_splash   (198 words)

 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Tut's gem hints at space impact   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An Austrian astrochemist Christian Koeberl had established that the glass had been formed at a temperature so hot that there could be only one known cause: a meteorite impacting with Earth.
And yet there were no signs of a suitable impact crater, even in satellite images.
Although there was no sign of a meteorite impact, scientists now think an extraterrestrial object of some kind must have exploded above Tunguska.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/5196362.stm   (654 words)

 Climate fear as carbon levels soar | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
At worst, the figures could be the first sign of the breakdown in the Earth's natural systems for absorbing the gas.
One of the predictions made by climate scientists in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is that as the Earth warms, the absorption of carbon dioxide by vegetation - known as "carbon sink" - is reduced.
Dr Keeling said since there was no sign of a dramatic increase in the amount of fossil fuels being burnt in 2002 and 2003, the rise "could be a weakening of the Earth's carbon sinks, associated with the world warming, as part of a climate change feedback mechanism.
www.guardian.co.uk /climatechange/story/0,12374,1324379,00.html   (987 words)

 The 2004 Perseid Meteor Shower
The shower begins, gently, in mid-July when Earth enters the outskirts of a cloud of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle.
He understood that the comet could come close to Earth, but in those days no one worried about such things.
Comet Swift-Tuttle is big, about the same size as the asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago, and as recently as 1992 it seemed that Swift-Tuttle might strike Earth in the year 2126.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2004/25jun_perseids2004.htm   (772 words)

 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
Mention "The Day the Earth Stood Still" to me, and the first thing I think about is that moment where the strange new boarder tells her that he'd like to spend the day with her son.
She hesitates a moment and says in a lowered voice, "Well, that's awfully nice of you to suggest it." It's a tiny moment about her concern for her son, her good manners and her intelligent ability to reply quickly and diplomatically.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0043456   (1023 words)

 EPA SunWise: UV Index
The ozone layer shields the Earth from harmful UV radiation.
Ozone depletion, as well as seasonal and weather variations, cause different amounts of UV radiation to reach the Earth at any given time.
Sign up to receive UV Alerts by e-mail.
www.epa.gov /sunwise/uvindex.html   (309 words)

 EarthCam - Los Angeles Cam
Los Angeles, also known as L.A., the "City of Angels" and the "Left Coast," is the second-largest city in the U.S., and one of the most recognized cultural, economic, scientific and entertainment centers in the world.
Los Angeles is one of the most cosmopolitan places on earth, home to people from almost every nation.
This mountain palace is nestled deep within the Hollywood Hills, and sweeps across the Los Angeles landscape to bring images of the Hollywood Sign, Century City, and other downtown L.A. hotspots direct to your desktop.
www.earthcam.com /usa/california/losangeles/hollywood   (205 words)

 Unitarian Universalists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
As a denomination we pride ourselves on being aware of the impacts we have on the earth and its inhabitants.
The researchers compared the global warming effect of five different diets, and found that a red meat-heavy diet and, surprisingly, a fish-heavy diet ranked as the most damaging, while a plant-based diet was the least.
While our Unitarian Universalist principles affirm the "inherent worth and dignity of every human being" and call us to seek "justice, equity and compassion in human relationships," we extend those principles to include other species who also possess an intrinsic value —whose well-being is vital to the whole—and whose rights should parallel our own.
www.uua.org /ufeta   (814 words)

 Live Earth on MSN: The Concerts For A Climate In Crisis
Live Earth on MSN: The Concerts For A Climate In Crisis
The London gig was a star-studded affair, so nobody seemed to mind that Spinal Tap showed up, too.
Case in point, the Live Earth concert series that kicked off in Sydney.
liveearth.msn.com   (138 words)

 Earthquake shakes up gravity (October 2004) - News - PhysicsWeb
Geophysicists in Japan have detected a change in the Earth's gravitational field caused by an earthquake for the first time.
Earthquakes occur because pressure builds up as sections of the Earth's crust move relative to one another.
To achieve this level of precision the geophysicists had to allow for tidal effects caused by the Moon and Sun, as well as for the rotation of the Earth itself.
www.physicsweb.org /articles/news/8/10/9/1   (440 words)

 INTERCOT Boards - Spaceship Earth Sign & Wand
I know when the Epcot sign and wand were added to Spaceship Earth it was meant for the Millennium Celebration.
The sign was OK for the Millinieum celebration, but there is no need for a sign.
That being said, it is a permanent fixture as far as I know, so I have convinced myself to accept it in its current state as opposed to looking at it negatively.
www.intercot.com /discussion/printthread.php?t=84651   (722 words)

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