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Image 1 - AlloSphere Offers Interactive Experience Of Nano-sized Worlds
2011-09-07 10:09:56

  New research opportunities emerge from instrument that immerses researchers in multi-dimensional information What would it be like to dive into the veins and arteries of the human body or weave through the layers of the brain? With the AlloSphere, a 33-foot diameter sphere built inside of a three-story echo-free cube, these feats are now possible. The AlloSphere is one of the largest immersive scientific instruments in the world. It takes scientific data that is too small to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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