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is a Latin word meaning "earth" and may refer to:
- Terra (mythology)
Terra or Tellus was a goddess personifying the Earth in Roman mythology. The names Terra Mater and Tellus Mater both mean "Mother Earth" in Latin; Mater is an honorific title also bestowed on other goddesses...
or Terra Mater, the Roman Earth Mother goddess
- Tellus (Ancient Athens)
Tellus was an Athenian statesman featured in Herodotus's Histories, in which the wise man Solon describes him as the happiest man ever. To quote Herodotus:...
, a citizen of ancient Athens who was thought to be the happiest of men
- An alternative name for the planet Earth
Earth is the third planet from the Sun, and the densest and fifth-largest of the eight planets in the Solar System. It is also the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets...
- Tellus A
Tellus Series A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography is a scientific journal published by Blackwell Publishing for the International Meteorological Institute in Stockholm, Sweden...
(Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography), a scientific journal
- Tellus B
Tellus Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology is a scientific journal published by Blackwell Publishing for the International Meteorological Institute in Stockholm, Sweden...
(Chemical and Physical Meteorology), a scientific journal
- Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine
Launched from the Lower East Side, Manhattan, in 1983 as a subscription only bimonthly publication, the Tellus cassette series took full advantage of the popular cassette medium to promote cutting-edge downtown music, documenting the New York scene and advancing experimental composers of the time...
, an extinct nonprofit audio art project now housed on the web at UbuWeb
- Tellus (comics)
Tellus is a fictional DC Comics superhero and a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes featured in the 30th century. Tellus was co-created by writer Paul Levitz and artist Steve Lightle.-Fictional character biography:...
, a comic book character and member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
- Tellus Institute
The Tellus Institute is a non-profit research and policy organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. Its mission is to advance the transition to a sustainable, equitable, and humane global civilization. The Tellus Institute was founded in 1976 by Paul Raskin, Richard Rosen,...
, 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
Space: Above and Beyond was a short-lived mid-90s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It was nominated for two Emmy Awards and one Saturn...