Castor and Pollux


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Castor and Pollux

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the twin sons of Leda: Pollux was fathered by Zeus, Castor by the mortal Tyndareus. After Castor's death, Pollux spent half his days with his half-brother in Hades and half with the gods in Olympus

Cas′tor and Pol′lux


n.pl.
(in Greek myth) twin sons of Leda and brothers of Helen, famous for their fraternal affection and regarded as the protectors of persons at sea; the Dioscuri.
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Again the Castor and Pollux of the wilderness sallied forth, and again their flint guns were at fault, and missed fire, and nothing went off but the buffalo.
The shower appears to radiate from the Gemini (The Twins) constellation, made easier to spot through its two brightest stars Castor and Pollux, just to the left of constellations Orion and Auriga.
Janssen Research & Development, LLC today announced new data from updated analyses of the pivotal Phase 3 CASTOR and POLLUX clinical studies, demonstrating that DARZALEX (daratumumab) in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, or lenalidomide and dexamethasone, improved progression-free survival (PFS) and the overall response rate (ORR) for previously-treated patients with multiple myeloma, regardless of cytogenetic risk.
Since Swander Pace acquired the company in 2010, Merrick has grown into a flagship brand in the natural and organic pet food category, with three leading brands, Merrick, Castor and Pollux and Whole Earth Farms, which are sold through specialty pet, natural grocery, and mass channels.
The stars Castor and Pollux are in which constellation in the night sky?
As the month ends, Venus shines just below what would be a horizontal line with Castor and Pollux, with the three almost equally spaced along its length.
Twin brothers Castor and Pollux (the latter immortal, the former not) are both in love with the Princess Telaire, though she loves only Castor.
The stellar Twins, Castor and Pollux in Gemini, lie below Orion.
This zodiacal constellation was also known in antiquity as the Sons of Zeus, named Castor and Pollux, and is a most striking constellation, worth getting to know better.
The card has beautiful-coloured illustrations of three of Birmingham's most iconic buildings: the Council House itself, the side elevation of the same building and Big Brum showing the entrance to the Museum and Art Gallery and the Town Hall, based on the temple of Castor and Pollux in Rome.
Akademos is credited with helping Castor and Pollux find their sister Helen, who had been kidnapped and hidden by Theseus.