London is the capital and largest city of the United Kingdom and of England. London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans. Thirty-one additional boroughs north and south of the river also comprise modern London. The London region is governed by the mayor of London and the London Assembly. London is one of the world's most important global cities.
If you want to know how old someone or something is, you can generally rely on some combination of simply asking questions or Googling to arrive at an accurate answer. This applies to everything from the age of a classmate to the number of years the United States has existed as a sovereign nation and counting as of But what about the ages of objects of antiquity, from a newly discovered fossil to the very age of the Earth itself? Sure, you can scour the Internet and learn rather quickly that the scientific consensus pins the age of of the planet at about 4.
This map shows areas of seismic risk from high red to low grayish-green. The map is from a report click here to download on seismic design categories in Washington. The map also shows potentially active faults from a separate report click here to download.
Professional forensic artist Victoria Lywood worked with a team of researchers to create 3D models of three ancient Egyptian mummies. This model is of a woman who died around the age of 20 nearly years ago. CT scans reveal that when she was buried her hair was tied in an elaborate pattern popular in the 2nd century AD.