Tellus

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Tellus is a Latin word meaning "Earth" and may refer to:

  • Terra (mythology), the ancient Roman earth mother goddess
  • Tellus of Athens, a citizen of ancient Athens who was thought to be the happiest of men
  • An alternative name for the planet Earth, often used in the science fiction genre (e.g. the books of E. E. Smith)
  • Tellus A (Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography), a scientific journal
  • Tellus B (Chemical and Physical Meteorology), a scientific journal
  • "Tellus 360", an Irish bar and restaurant featuring multiple stages for music, several bars and a roof deck, and an eclectic menu of food, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine, an extinct nonprofit audio art project now housed on the web at UbuWeb
  • Tellus (comics), a comic book character and member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  • Tellus Institute, a nonprofit research and policy organization committed to environmental sustainability and social equity
  • Tellus, a fictional human colony in the TV series Space: Above and Beyond
  • Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, Georgia
  • IK Tellus, a sports club based in Tellusborg in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Bematistes tellus, a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family

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