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Gardom’s Edge Monolith Thought To Be Astronomically Aligned
2012-03-27 04:20:01

Researchers at the Nottingham Trent University have gathered new evidence that a 4000-year-old monolith was aligned to be an astronomical marker. The 2.2 meter high monument, located in the Peak District National Park, has a striking, right-angled triangular shape that slants up towards geographic south. The orientation and inclination of the slope is aligned to the altitude of the Sun at mid-summer. The researchers believe that the monolith was set in place to give symbolic meaning to the...

2009-06-16 05:00:00

Auto Insurance Company will Cover the Service Charges on Monolith Festival Presale Tickets SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced it will pay the service charges associated with all Esurance Early Bird two-day tickets to the 2009 Monolith Festival presented by Esurance. Tickets will be sold exclusively online beginning today. More information can be found at: http://esurance.com/monolith "Esurance wants to show our...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.