... the time. It was even pre-set to wake me at my usual time of 7am. Other reasons for this being the best? It looked more like a radio than a weird alien light
, despite the groovy antenna. It had DAB, while many either had only FM or none, and Bluetooth and USB conne...
The Big Read: Do we really still need lighthouses? Ask Scotland's light brigade
... with them yourself'." In the end, Boath took early retirement in the 1990s as the automation process neared its end, and he was the last man off the Bell. "I felt sad when I switched off that light
for the last time," he says. He also believes the process was not ha...
Discovery of scholar's notes shine light on race to decipher Rosetta Stone
... After the end of the 4th century AD, hieroglyphs had gone out of use, along with the knowledge of how to read and write them. It was Champollion who realised that hieroglyphs recorded the sound
of the Egyptian language and who pieced together the alphabet. The disco...