The Story of Uranus

NASA/JPL-Caltech-Public Domain

the sad tale of a planet and the god for whom it was named

The seventh planet from the sun is named for the Greek god of the sky: Uranus. That seems appropriate, since Uranus is indeed in the sky. And while you may go for months or even years without thinking about Uranus, the name and the planet actually have some interesting attributes, so for a moment please allow me to bend your ear and as well as anything else that may…



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