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(Encyclopedia)Mars, family of American food manufacturers. Franklin Clarence Mars, 1882–1934, b. Hancock, Minn., was a chocolate manufacturer who produced candy at home before opening a candy factory (1911) in Ta...


(Encyclopedia)Mars, in astronomy, 4th planet from the sun, with an orbit next in order beyond that of the earth. Physical Characteristics Mars has a striking red appearance, and in its most favorable position for v...


(Encyclopedia)Mars, in Roman religion and mythology, god of war. In early Roman times he was a god of agriculture, but in later religion (when he was identified with the Greek Ares) he was primarily associated with...

Mars, Franklin Clarence

(Encyclopedia)Mars, Franklin Clarence: see under Mars, family of American food manufacturers.


(Encyclopedia)astronomy, branch of science that studies the motions and natures of celestial bodies, such as planets, stars, and galaxies; more generally, the study of matter and energy in the universe at large. An...


(Encyclopedia)Phobos f´bs [key], in astronomy, innermost moon, or natural satellite, of Mars. ...

Mars' Hill

(Encyclopedia)Mars' Hill, name given in the Bible for the Areopagus at Athens.


(Encyclopedia)Deimos d´ms [key], in astronomy, one of the two moons, or natural satellites, of Mars. ...


(Encyclopedia)In, symbol for the element indium.

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