Latest Dome Stories

2014-03-28 23:27:05

Future of the Free is building community bio-domes using aquaponics and nature's design to create an alternate future through an open source, modular geodesic bio-dome kit that anyone can build. What if you could provide healthy food, shelter, and security for your family without a lifetime of debt? This new project proposes that it is not only possible, but very easy, cheap, and fun all in one. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Future of the Free is a new venture from the Santa...

2013-05-17 23:17:46

The public school system in Weston, Massachusetts is selling an observatory dome in an online auction that ends May 31st. Weston, MA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 In an online auction that started on May 9th and ends on May 31st, the Town of Weston, MA is selling a fully functional observatory dome for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Weston is conducting a 3-week auction of its school...

2010-03-09 15:16:55

Iconic dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station successfully deconstructed; sections may be reassembled at new Navy museum After more than three decades of service to researchers and staff stationed at the bottom of the world, the dome at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station was deconstructed this austral summer. The dome provided a platform for countless scientific discoveries in astronomy, physics, climatology, and other fields, and it also provided a home away from home for the station's...

2010-01-19 06:51:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Downloadable video, stills and press materials available at: http://www.mnrwire.com/mnrs-wonghaiti. Haitian-born entrepreneur and recording artist Won-G has been working to raise awareness of the situation in Haiti with constant interviews since the earthquake and has now made the difficult trip home on Monday, January 18th, to assist in every way possible. He traveled with 100 medical personnel including 60 physicians and 7 surgeons, 40% of whom...

2008-07-24 15:00:54

OTTAWA, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Plaintree Systems Inc. (the "Company" or "Plaintree") today announced that its steel division, Triodetic (http://www.triodetic.com/), has been awarded the second phase of a contract for the engineering, supply and supervision of installation of two industrial mining dome enclosures in British Columbia, Canada, from one of the world's largest mining companies. The first phase of the contract, awarded to Triodetic on October 3, 2007, was for one dome...

2008-03-31 09:50:00

After half a century of debate, a University of Alberta researcher has confirmed that dome-headed dinosaurs called pachycephalosaurs could collide with each other during courtship combat. Eric Snively, an Alberta Ingenuity fellow at the U of A, used computer software to smash the sheep-sized dinosaurs together in a virtual collision and results showed that their bony domes could emerge unscathed.The computer simulations by Snively and his co-author Andrew Cox of Villanova University offer...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.