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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,


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.