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Originally an Etruscan God, Vulcan came to be recognized as a primary patron of Smiths, mechanics, and craftsmen. As such, he was often combined with the Hellenic Hephaestus and, like him (and so many other Aryan Smithy Gods), was lame. Also like Hephaestus,...
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Welcome to the Perthro column of Rune-of-the-Month Club. Perthro is the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter “P.” This is the sixth Rune of the second Aett, hence the fourteenth Rune, so we are moving right along! Perthro is the reconstructed...
Divination >> Rune Stones
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The earliest of Greek natural philosophers, Thales, in considering which was the most basic element in the cosmos, from which the cosmos was made, supposed that the cosmos was made of Water. Later, Heraclitus decided that the most basic element in the cosmos...
Magick >> The Elements

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Vulcan test reactor closes down
The reactor at the Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment was safely closed down earlier this week – with a major operation to clean-up the site due to start.
UK ministers to look into concerns about nuclear material being transported
“I am in regular contact with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the Ministry of Defence in respect of both Dounreay and HMS Vulcan.
Scottish government 'not told' about Dounreay radiation problem
Scottish Veterans Minister Keith Brown said it was unacceptable the Scottish government had not been told until now. As a result of the radioactive discovery at the Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment at Dounreay, the nuclear submarine HMS Vanguard ...
Salmond accused of 'playing politics' after writing to David Cameron over
The low-level, internal leak emerged on Thursday when Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, announced that as a result of the fault HMS Vanguard, Britain's oldest nuclear submarine, was to have its reactor refuelled at a cost of pounds120 million.
Rolls-Royce declines to comment on Vulcan future
Rolls-Royce has declined to comment on the future of a submarine nuclear reactor test site in Scotland it has managed for almost 50 years. The engineering giant operates the Ministry of Defence-owned Vulcan site at Dounreay in Caithness.

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