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Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Springer Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers An earthquake in Old Jerusalem might be behind the famous image of the Shroud of Turin, says a group of researchers led by Alberto Carpinteri of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy in an article published in Springer's journal Meccanica. They believe that neutron radiation caused by an earthquake could have induced the image of a crucified man - which...

2014-01-28 08:27:36

EUGENE, Ore., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Jerusalem and the Lost Temple of the Jews." A breakthrough film forecasts a major sea change in Middle East hostilities. New emerging facts suggest a potentially unsuspected outcome: *Evidence proves the entire temple mount was actually the Roman fortress Antonia. *The Wailing Wall long thought to be the western wall of the temple was only a retaining wall *The water source for the priest's temple rituals could have only come from the...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Roman Period Mansion On Mt. Zion
2013-09-18 09:14:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When archaeologists are excavating sites in a long-inhabited urban area like Jerusalem, they are accustomed to noting complexities such as how various occupying civilizations layer over one another during the site's continuous use over millennia. However, when an area has been abandoned for intermittent periods, the finds in those areas might be paradoxically even richer as some layers have been buried and remain undisturbed by...

Rare Gold Treasure Found In Jerusalem
2013-09-09 15:31:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeologists have announced a “once in a lifetime” discovery at an excavation site located at the foot of Temple Mount on the outskirts of modern day Jerusalem. Third-generation archeologist Eliat Mazar and her colleagues have revealed two bundles of treasure that includes 36 gold coins, gold and silver jewelry, and a gold medallion with an etched menorah symbol on it. Also carved into the 4-inch...

2013-08-19 23:21:10

Elite Ivy League lawyer leaves the Washington Beltway for the Holy City of Jerusalem, discovers solutions to ineffectual environmental policy and keys to spiritual environmentalism and the protection of nature in ancient theological texts, some dating to Abraham's time 4000 years ago and others as recent as 1600 years ago. The results of David Page's unique blend of modern and ancient research can be found in the newly released book GODless Environmentalism: The Failure of...

2013-07-11 14:43:04

A team of researchers from ETH Zurich, the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an evidence-based model of violence in Jerusalem. The model explores alternative scenarios for the future of Jerusalem, in particular, their implications for the spatial distribution of violence in the city. Jerusalem is characterized by a continued level of territorial conflict. Rarely does a day go by without media reports...

Researchers Discover Tenth Century BCE Inscription Near Temple Mount
2013-07-11 08:39:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers, led by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eliat Mazar, has unearthed the earliest alphabetical written text ever found in the city, near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Found with six others at the Ophel excavation site, the inscription is engraved on a large pithos, or neckless ceramic jar. The inscription is in Canaanite and, according to Dr. Mazar, it is the only one of its kind discovered in Jerusalem. She...

2013-06-26 12:34:39

President Peres Checks Out Groundbreaking Startups at Jerusalem's Hub of High-Tech Innovation; Praises JVP Companies Driving Global Innovation JERUSALEM, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of the State of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres, a leading proponent of high-tech development, got an up-close look today at the latest in Israeli innovation at the JVP Media Quarter, a high-tech hub in the heart of Jerusalem. JVP [http://www.jvpvc.com ] (Jerusalem Venture Partners) has...

2013-06-25 23:30:32

For the first time in Jerusalem, the SpaceIL team presented their brainchild - an unmanned spacecraft headed to to the moon - to the wide audience in the city center for entrepreneurial innovation, Jerusalem Startup Hub. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 SpaceIL is a non-profit organization, working to land an Israeli spacecraft on the moon and make Israel the third country (after the United States and the Soviet Union) to do so. The organization was founded by three young Israeli...

2013-05-09 12:25:34

"The Next List" to feature global solar power pioneer; broadcast change due to events in Boston JERUSALEM, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 11th, at 2:30p.m. EST, Israeli solar pioneer Yosef Abramowitz will be featured on CNN's "The Next List."  Abramowitz is the first Israeli to appear on the 30-minute weekend program, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, which profiles innovators, visionaries and agents of change from around the globe.  The original broadcast timing...


Latest Jerusalem Reference Libraries

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2012-06-14 09:46:31

Symbol: SOPS Group: Dicot Family: Solanaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48    I HI    I Synonyms:   SOCA2 Solanum capsicastrum Link ex Schauer   false Jerusalem cherry Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CT, FL, GA, HI, LA, MA, MS, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta –...

2012-06-14 10:44:17

Symbol: SAHI11 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Salvia L. – sage...

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2012-06-14 13:18:53

Symbol: PHTU2 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ND, NY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

phfr4_002_pvp
2012-06-14 13:18:54

Symbol: PHFR4 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    I Distribution: PhlomisfruticosaL. distribution:USA(CA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass...

phau12_001_php
2012-06-14 13:18:55

Symbol: PHAU12 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Lamiales Family   Lamiaceae – Mint family Genus   Phlomis L. –...

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