Scholars believe a scribe copied them onto the goatskin parchment from the original Greek scrolls.Three centuries later, a monk scrubbed off the Archimedes text and used the parchment to write prayers at a time when the Greek mathematician work was less appreciated. In the early 20th century, forgers tried to boost the manuscript value by painting religious imagery on some of the pages.In 1998, an anonymous private collector paid $2 million for the manuscript at an auction, then loaned it to the Walter Arts Museum for safekeeping and study.Over the past eight years, researchers have used ultraviolet and infrared filters, as well as digital cameras and processing techniques, to reveal most of the buried text, but some pages were still unreadable.”We will never recover all of it,” Noel said. “We are just getting as much as we can, and we are going to the ends of the earth to get it.”DPS identifies driver killed in Upshur County wreckDPS identifies driver killed in Upshur County wreckUpdated:Thursday, March 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018 03 22 13:46:22 GMTDPS: At approximately 7:37 AM yesterday, Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on SH 300 in Upshur County, 4.5 miles SE of the city of Gilmer.
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The injured officer sustained a bruised forearm, small laceration to his nose and minor injuries to his upper lip, left index finger and right hand. Two of the responding officers sustained minor injuries getting Moore off the officer and into restraints. All three officers were treated and released at Vassar Brothers Medical Center..
The Walleyeball winners included First Place Sons of Pitchesand second place Caught Looking. In the Strongman competition the first place Women Division winner was Nikki Goldapske. The Lightweight Men Division was Jordan Haelrisch 1st place; Benjamin Batura 2nd place; and Tyler Thyssen at 3rd place.
The relationship between AMSAT NA and AMSAT DL is a long one, going back to the 1970s, first with the development of AO 7 and later with the Phase 3 programs through Phase 3 D (AO 40). The decision by Congress to apply ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations, managed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Dept. Of State) to communications satellites forced AMSAT NA to withhold technical collaboration on amateur satellites with other international AMSAT organizations.