Stone Stories

A 1.5 t marble table 3.1 m in diameter travels from Lake Constance in Germany to California

Draenert Company was commissioned to construct and deliver an XXL version of its rotating table „Tadao“ to the USA

The Bent Pyramid with its Limestone cladding almost completely preserved is again accessible for tourists

The more than 4600 years old building still poses riddles due to its unique outer shape

Man lands on the moon 50 years ago: a place of longing but on the other hand perhaps a dangerous extraterrestrial site

Stone samples, which Apollo astronauts and those of the Russian missions brought back from Earth’s satellite are important sources of information for new theories

Earthquakes along the Dead Sea Rift may cause tsunamis threatening the coasts of the Gulf of Eilat-Aqaba

In 1995 such a tremor had happened with waves of 3 to 4 m height causing damage to Nuweiba harbor and to local nomad dwellings

The „breathing“ of magma chambers below the ocean may cause soft earthquakes related to the tides

An old question answered: why can tides trigger tremors at mid-ocean-ridges / Sensitive system might also react on fracking

6000 years ago artists all over Europe used mother-of-pearl from freshwater mussels for dress accessories

So-called „double buttons“ may have been pressed into leather to decorate armbands or belts

Saint-Malo’s Fort de la Conchée shows the art of the old builders and their stonemasons

Erected under the reign of Luis XIV, the Fort was badly damaged during WWII but restored almost completely since then

Researches found a new „Burgess Shale“ along the bank of the Danshui River in China

Another treasure chest of the Cambrian Explosion when early animal life on Earth reached an extreme diversity

The limestone-walls of the cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris seem to have withstood the flame inferno

They are built of Pierre Lutétien which has been part of the city’s history since Roman times

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