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2014-07-26 23:03:22

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece: http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism,...

2014-07-25 23:01:57

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece:http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103275 London, United Kingdom. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A simple and ingenious design Not only did the Antikythera Mechanism predict eclipses over many decades, but also a whole range of their characteristics. Dr Tony Freeth is a London-based researcher on the Antikythera Mechanism, who...

2014-01-27 08:20:23

-- 22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer -- More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Cana MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto and Montreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun...

2014-01-14 08:20:36

--The investment will result in 130 new positions-- SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO announced it is investing an additional $55 million and adding more than 130 new manufacturing jobs at its DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee (DMAT) facility in Athens, Tenn. This is in addition to the $50 million investment and 130 jobs that was announced last year to localize its gasoline direct injection injectors (GDI), bringing the total investment to approximately $105...

2013-10-25 23:00:56

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon. Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are...

2013-10-18 23:22:19

Athens Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski Honor National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Supporting Local Cancer Patients Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C. joins thousands across the nation in honoring October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their annual pink pumpkin sale and first-ever Pink Out event. From now until supplies run out, pink pumpkins decorated with white and pink designs are on sale for $20...

2013-10-14 23:24:00

Dale Streib of Latham & Phillips SE has announced they will be an exhibitor at the Georgia Optometric Association in cooperation with the UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens, Georgia on October 19th and 20th of 2013. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Latham & Phillips SE provides eye professionals across the Southeast with affordable ophthalmic solutions. For more than 30 years, LPO has provided quality products and service and has earned the reputation as being a...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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