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Themis

(thē`mĭs), in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan. Sometimes identified as an earth goddess, she was more commonly a goddess of law, order, and justice. She was the mother by Zeus of the Horae (the Seasons) and the Moerae (the Fates). It was also said that she was the mother of Prometheus by Iapetus.

Themis

[′thē·məs]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of roughly 129 miles (207 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 3.13 astronomical units, and C-type surface composition.

Themis

goddess of childbirth. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 53]
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Mandl is chair of the Themis Scientific advisory board and an expert on arboviruses with over 25 years of experience in vaccine development.
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Themis and Thread's focus on high ethical standards and concentration on what is best for everyone rather than what is best for only Themis and Thread is uplifting," said BLUEdot Register Co-founder Ted Redmond.
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