News tagged with 17th century

Hubble catches a spiral in the air pump

(Phys.org) —Lying more than 110 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Antlia (The Air Pump) is the spiral galaxy IC 2560, shown here in an image from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. ...

dateSep 06, 2013 in Astronomy
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Experts urge Jamaica to prepare for big quake

A U.S. seismic expert on Wednesday urged authorities in Jamaica to start long-term efforts to prepare for another major earthquake on the island, where the seaside capital was mostly destroyed by a big temblor just over a ...

dateMar 28, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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True history of Ferdinand Bol paintings revealed

For the past 100 years, four gigantic paintings have hung in the Peace Palace in The Hague. Together with a fifth painting in the State Room in Den Bosch they form an impressive series. This series, painted ...

dateFeb 07, 2012 in Other
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