The science of the Game of Thrones
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Blog about the geology of the continent of Westeros in the Game of Thrones universe. Stanford researchers have used descriptions of the books and their own knowledge of Earth geology to theorize about how the geological formations of Westeros were created.
Greek Fire was an amazing fire weapon that could burn on water. This weapon helped the Byzantine Empire to defend its capital city Constantinople. Greek Fire was so important to the Byzantines that the recipe was closely guarded. In fact, it was so closely guarded that it has been lost.
Earth's seasons are caused by the tilt of its axis. Learn more about this phenomenon from the United States Naval Observatory.
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