News tagged with church

Researcher uncovers secrets of Kells 'angels'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Book of Kells and similarly illustrated manuscripts of seventh- and eighth-century England and Ireland are known for their entrancingly intricate artwork -- geometric designs so precise ...

Sep 02, 2009
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The 'woman who understood Newton'

In this month's edition of Physics World, Paula Findlen from Stanford University profiles Laura Bassi—an emblematic and influential physicist from the 18th century who can be regarded as the first ever w ...

Aug 29, 2013
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The anthropology of humanitarianism

Erica Caple James conducted her dissertation research in trying circumstances: in Haiti, following the 1994 removal of the country's military leaders. It was a time of social conflict and discord, yet the ...

May 01, 2014
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The man who could have been Henry VIII

(PhysOrg.com) -- This year has seen the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession, and the start of the third television series of The Tudors -- yet we might so easily have been celebrating King Arthur I ...

Sep 17, 2009
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