Latest British Library Stories
In a new book due out this week, an embattled theologian claims longstanding rumors that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene are true, and that he fathered two children with her.
British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013
European researchers on Tuesday made their way into a top secret bunker in the Swiss Alps and deposited a â€œdigital genomeâ€ that will provide the blueprint for future generations to read data stored using obsolete technology.
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning, along with The British Library and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), have made nineteenth-century British newspapers available on the internet.
The surviving parts of the Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest Bible, were brought online on Monday to the delight of scholars seeking to unlock its mysteries.
A trove of Benjamin Franklin letters has turned up in the British Library. Discovered by University of California, San Diego professor Alan Houston, the letters are copies of correspondence that hasn't been seen in more than 250 years.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.