Daily Archives: July 7, 2009

Israeli archaeologists discover ancient quarry

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered an ancient quarry where they believe King Herod extracted stones for the construction of the Jewish Temple 2,000 years ago, the Israel Antiquities Authority said . The archaeologists believe the 1,000-square-foot (100-square-meter) quarry was part of … Continue reading

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India’s Oceansat-2 launch in August

India’s indigenous Oceansat-2 satellite will be launched next month from Sriharikota spaceport on the east coast and will also carry a set of six nano satellites, all of European origin. Besides Rubin 9.1 and Rubin 9.2 nano satellites from Germany, … Continue reading

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Topographic map of earth from NASA available online

NASA and Japan released a new digital topographic map of Earth that covers more of our planet than ever before. The map was produced with detailed measurements from NASA’s Terra spacecraft.The new global digital elevation model of Earth was created … Continue reading

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