The findings, from a team of researchers led by University of Wisconsin-Madison geoscience Professor John Valley, strengthen Valley’s theory that the infant planet was cool enough to support oceans and perhaps microbial life just 160 million years after the formation of the solar system.
In 2013 a Chinese developer proposed to re-build the Crystal Palace The Commission in charge of mounting the Great Exhibition was established in January 1850, and it was decided at the outset that the entire project would be funded by public subscription.
An executive Building Committee was quickly formed to oversee the design and construction of the exhibition building, comprising Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Robert Stephenson, renowned architects Charles Barry and Thomas Leverton Donaldson, the Duke of Buccleuch and the Earl of Ellesmere, and chaired by William Cubitt.
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The Crystal Palace was a cast-iron and plate-glass structure originally built in Hyde Park, London, to house the Great Exhibition of 1851.
More than 14,000 exhibitors from around the world gathered in its 990,000-square-foot (92,000 m) exhibition space to display examples of technology developed in the Industrial Revolution.
We all know Earth is a pretty cool place, but it’s been cool longer than previously thought.
Using two dating techniques, scientists have confirmed that a tiny zircon, a mineral belonging to the group of neosilicates, from Western Australia’s Jack Hills region is indeed the oldest fragment of Earth’s crust, dating back 4.4 billion years.
Divorced, looking for love, (or just a decent person to date) in the age of Internet social media?
Finding someone through Internet dating is sort of like being set up on a 'blind' date by friends; not all are good or welcome. Internet dating can be frightening too; you never know until you meet someone what will happen.
Virtual reality has captured the imagination of developers, consumers and businesses for decades, but most VR headsets produced so far have been notable more for their limitations than their capabilities.