Saturday, 21 July, 2018

Month: October 2017

Planet A Billion Years Younger Than The Big Bang Found

Planet A Billion Years Younger Than The Big Bang Found

Planet A Billion Years Younger Than The Big Bang Found. Messier 4 or M4, also designated NGC 6121, is a globular cluster in the constellation of Scorpius. It was discovered by Philippe Loys de Chéseaux in 1745 and catalogued by Charles Messier in 1764. It was the first globular cluster in which individual stars were resolved. M4 is a rather loosely concentrated

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The Verge Tech Survey

The Verge Tech Survey

The Verge Tech Survey. How do Americans feel about Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Amazon? The Verge teamed up with Reticle Research to find out from 1,520 Americans between 28 September to 10 October 2017. The article presents a graphical summary of their findings.  The Verge is an ambitious multimedia

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The Ara Constellation

The Ara Constellation

The Ara Constellation. Ara is a southern constellation situated between Scorpius and Triangulum Australe. Ara was one of the 48 Greek constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union. In ancient Greek mythology, Ara was identified as the altar where the gods first

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Medieval Treasure Bindings

Medieval Treasure Bindings

Medieval Treasure Bindings. These magnificently crafted medieval books are to be judged strictly by their covers. There are treasures to be found inside many medieval manuscripts, from pointing hands to menageries of misshapen animals and sword-wielding rabbits. But in rare instances, there is actual treasure as well. Pearls, diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, and precious metals adorn

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Bologna City Guide

Bologna City Guide

Bologna City Guide. Bologna is the capital and largest city of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy. It is the seventh most populous city in Italy, located in the heart of a metropolitan area of about one million. The first settlements date back to at least 1000 BC. The city has been an urban centre,

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Fear Is A Fact Of Life: Rooftop View Of Jerusalem

Fear Is A Fact Of Life: Rooftop View Of Jerusalem

Fear Is A Fact Of Life: Rooftop View Of Jerusalem. Jerusalem is a city located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. Israelis and Palestinians both claim Jerusalem as their capital, as the State of Israel maintains its primary governmental institutions there while the State of Palestine ultimately foresees the city as its seat

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