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Were Stonehenge's Bluestones Chosen For Their Acoustic Properties?
2014-03-06 11:31:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been a long-standing mystery as to how and why the giant “Preseli” bluestones from southwest Wales ended up nearly 200 miles away at Stonehenge. While a number of theories persist on how they got there, there isn’t much in the way of why. Researchers from the Royal College of Art in London now think they have that answer. In a recent study, published in the Journal of Time & Mind, the team reports that these giant...

Bones Found At Stonehenge Suggest It Was A Burial Ground
2013-03-10 06:12:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Theories about Stonehenge are nearly as old as the ancient monument itself and range from an astronomical calendar to an observatory of bygone days. Now, a team of researchers from the UK claim to have discovered evidence the stone structure started life as a massive burial ground. University College London (UCL) professor Mike Parker Pearson and colleagues unearthed over 50,000 cremated bone fragments belonging to 63 different...

Stonehenge Was A Monument Marking Unification Of Britain
2012-06-23 09:49:33

After 10 years of archaeological investigations, researchers have concluded that Stonehenge was built as a monument to unify the peoples of Britain, after a long period of conflict and regional difference between eastern and western Britain. Some stones came from southern England and others from West Wales. These stones are thought to have represented the ancestors of different groups from the earliest farming communities in Britain. Investigators from the universities of Sheffield,...

Researchers Confirm Origin Of Stonehenge Rocks
2011-12-20 09:52:59

Experts studying the mysteries surrounding Stonehenge have now confirmed for the first time the exact origin of some of the rocks used in the ancient monument in Wiltshire, England. The researchers -- geologists Robert Ixer of the University of Leicester and Richard Bevins of the National Museum of Wales -- have matched fragments of stone from the 5,000 year old monument with rocks found in southwest Wales more than 150 miles away. The actual site of the source is Craig Rhos-y-Felin, near...

2011-08-01 09:00:00

Seasoned Executive Brings Extensive Experience Spearheading High-Value Transactions in Aerospace, Defense, and IT WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bluestone Capital Partners, the investment bank specializing in middle-market aerospace, defense, IT, and professional services companies announced today that Greg Van Beuren has joined as a managing director and partner. Bluestone was founded by industry experts John Allen and Susan Gabay and is based in Tysons Corner,...

2011-07-05 09:56:00

DETROIT, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestone Gathering today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Southwestern Energy Services Company to build and operate a natural gas gathering system in Susquehanna County, PA and Broome County, NY. Bluestone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DTE Energy, will deliver natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation to the Millennium Pipeline in Broome County, NY and to Tennessee Pipeline in Susquehanna, PA. Houston-based Southwestern Energy...

2011-06-22 07:30:00

New Hires Kate Troendle and Carlos Sava Bring Investment Bank a Robust Background in Middle-Market Deals WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bluestone Capital Partners, an investment bank specializing in middle-market aerospace, defense, IT, and professional services companies, announced today that it has enhanced its industry expertise with the hiring of Kate Troendle and Carlos Sava as vice presidents. Bluestone was founded by industry experts John Allen and Susan Gabay...

2010-12-02 06:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Antero Resources today announced that it has acquired Bluestone Energy Partners, a privately held West Virginia natural gas producer. The Bluestone assets include producing properties with 19 MMcfd of gross operated production (13 MMcfd net including non-operated production) from 93 operated vertical and 3 operated horizontal wells, gathering and compression assets and approximately 40,000 net acres in the Marcellus Shale play in West Virginia and...

2010-10-22 10:00:00

GLASSBORO N.J., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In an agreement reached this week with Bluestone Energy Services, Ltd (Bluestone), NER Data Corporation (NER) will offer Bluestone's Energy Conservation Services through a national network of resellers. These new services identify energy conservation measures in facilities, qualify the measures for appropriate utility incentives, and manage construction of projects, working closely with the utilities to bring incentive money to customers. "Electric...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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