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3D Map Of Richard III's Grave Created Using LiDAR
2013-07-11 06:42:32

A University of Leicester researcher has created a 3D model of the grave site of Richard III, who was hastily buried in an unmarked grave in 1485 and discovered last September.

2013-06-29 23:04:10

With the increasing demand of pipeline surveying services, Landpoint had expanded its office location in South Texas. Texas (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Landpoint,

2013-06-10 23:18:08

The transition of the CEO role takes effect June 10th and comes on the heels of Spireon’s record-breaking Q1 performance. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • 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.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.