Frabjous Times

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Nordic telescopes

Vinland ship's timber
laser hewn
and wavelength true
“The Gotland crystals provide the first evidence that sophisticated lens-making techniques were being used by craftsmen over a 1,000 years ago.”
“The vikings were very skilled shipbuilders. The picture above shows the bow of wreck no. 3, which were made of one single piece of oak wood, which is a remarkable piece of craftmanship.”
Originally published: 2005/04/17 07:51:43
Previously published: Sun Apr 17 06:52:32 2005