Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 13 ~
Greenwich was established as the universal time meridian of longitude from which standard times throughout the world are calculated in 1884. More about time measurement @ your library.

In 1888 the Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ's burial cloth, was shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages. A treasure trove of information about carbon dating is @ your library.

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