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NASA, DoD, and the Hidden Secrets of Geodesy

The National Security Archive is one of the great sources online today for Cold War history, and their latest Electronic Briefing Book is a collection of documents… 610 more words

The Adena Tablets of Ancient Ohio - The Numbers

© 2014 B. L. Freeborn

Scattered throughout the previous posts on ancient art have been numbers. The compiled list is:

108, 111, 11111, 112, 12, 1212, 12321, 123454321, 14, 1414, 16, 17, 21, 212, 2121, 21212, 216, 2166, 222, 23, 23 32, 23.5, 24, 241, 2486, 26, 28, 3, 31, 32, 33, 333, 34, 3.8, 38, 4, 40, 43, 4.4, 44, 52, 54, 5.65, 56, 56.5, 565, 58, 6, 61, 64, 6.5, 65, 66, 66624, 67, 6.9, 7, 72, 76, 77, 777, 79, 792, 7924, 86, 8642, 8.8, 88, 9, 90, 912, 92, 93, 93.3. 1,693 more words

Ancient History

Geodesia (Geodesy) (IDIOMA: INGLES)

Geodesia (Geodesy)

(Idioma: Ingles) (Impreso: Gran Bretaña)

 Brigadier G. Bomford

1962, Oxford at the Clarendon Press

562 p.

Costo: $1000

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Book Genres

Monitoring earthquakes with radar satellites

From earthquakes and volcanoes to landslides and agriculture, radar satellites have revolutionised our ability to monitor the active processes changing the surface of the earth. 128 more words

Earthquake

My Appropriately-Sized Rhode Island Terror

I just knew going in that describing the size of Rhode Island in terms of football fields was going to be a popular one, because it just had that certain xkcd-ish nerdly panache to it, by combining geodesy, sports, and things that other things get compared to a lot even if you don’t really know or care much about the things. 1,103 more words

Humor

Statistics Saturday: The Size of Rhode Island in terms of Football Fields

“Length” is here taken to be longitudinal, east-west, distance; “Width” that to be latitudinal, north-south, distance. “Height” is that normal thing.

The dimensions of Rhode Island as measured by an (American) football field, with the long dimension (120 yards) running east-to-west: … 114 more words

Humor