News tagged with hebrew

Robot writes Torah at Berlin's Jewish Museum

The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. It is penning down the Torah, the Jews' holy scripture, and it is doing it much faster than a rabbi ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in Robotics
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Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library

More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls—and thousands of years after they were written—Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.

dateDec 18, 2012 in Internet
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NASA sees new salt in an ancient sea

( -- The expansion of massive salt evaporation projects on the Dead Sea are clearly visible in this time series of images taken by Landsat satellites operated by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

dateApr 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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