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Paleobotany and Terracotta army

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The BBC reports on an article from the Journal of Archaeological Science about research on the clay that was used to make China’s Terracotta army. They have recovered pollen from the clay and hope to find its source. An interesting part is that different statues may have come from different source materials, or maybe different […]

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Virtual Worlds 2007 Fall conference

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We recently had a chance to talk to Chris Sherman, the organizer of the Virtual Worlds 2007 conference taking place this week in New York. He mentioned that the conference had come together in a really short time, just a couple of months, but had gotten a lot of interest. In fact, the conference sold […]

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GIS… .but in Space!

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The good folks over at MIT are coming up with clever things again. They have developed what is essentially a route analysis to figure out the most effective paths/lanes for transporting goods and supplies between the Earth, the International Space Station, the Moon, and Mars. They have taken in account the average amount of supplies […]