Gemini, a constellation and the third sign of the zodiac. The name in Latin means the twins. The constellation contains several relatively bright stars. Castor and Polluxthe two brightest starsare named after two brothers of Greek and Roman legend. In northern latitudes, Gemini is visible in the evening during the winter and early spring.
Although other planets have rings, none are as spectacular as Saturn's. What makes the planet's stratified rings, and how did they get there in the first place?
Doomsday theorists might expect 2012 to be a year of ray-gun-style solar flares, but their assumptions aren't at all backed up by science. What are solar flares, and what happens if they really do hit the Earth?