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The Medieval Bow

The Medieval Bow

The Medieval Bow

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch

How did the legislative branch of the U.S. government come to be? How does Congress work? And how does a bill get passed?

Iranians found a precedent of stainless steel about 1,000 years ago

Iranians found a precedent of stainless steel about 1,000 years ago

The metallurgical industry that existed between the 10th and 12th centuries at the Chahak site in southern Iran produced crucible steel with the addition of chromium, a mineral that has been used since the 20th century to make rust-resistant steel. A series of archaeological finds suggests that Iranian metallurgists were making an alloy of iron and chromium - what can be considered a precursor to modern stainless steel - as early as the second millennium, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Archaeological Science. .

Review: Volume 55 - The Cold War

Review: Volume 55 - The Cold War

Review, Volume 55: 26th October, 2011, The Cold War

The Hunters Return to the Castle

The Hunters Return to the Castle

"The Hunters Return to the Castle" is one of seven tapestries in the "Unicorn Tapestries" group. These allegorical tapestries depict the hunting of a unicorn...

Does the HMHS Britannic wreck still have a grand staircase or any staterooms?

Does the HMHS Britannic wreck still have a grand staircase or any staterooms?

Does the wreck of HMHS Britannic still have a grand staircase or any staterooms or were they all removed prior to being converted into a hospital ship?