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  Dome: Distributed Object Migration Environment
The goal of the Dome project is to build sets of distributed objects which can be used to program heterogeneous networks of computers as a single computing resource.
Dome addresses the problems of load balancing in a heterogenous multiuser environment, ease of programming, and fault tolerance.
Dome is part of the systems software for multicomputers project at Carnegie Mellon.
www.cs.cmu.edu /afs/cs.cmu.edu/project/nectar-adamb/web/Dome.html   (67 words)

  
  Capitol Dome
The Capitol's first dome was finished in 1824 to the design of Charles Bulfinch, a Boston architect who was bringing the building to completion after more than 30 years of sporadic construction.
Walter was obliged to lower the overall height of the dome in order to broaden the platform that would carry the tholos, which, in turn, carried the statue.
Due to this arrangement, construction of the dome was uninterrupted by the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861.
www.aoc.gov /cc/capitol/dome.cfm   (951 words)

  
 Welcome to St Paul's Cathedral - The Dome
While the dome and galleries were being built, Wren was hauled up and down in a basket at least once a week to inspect the work in progress.
St Paul's is built in the shape of a cross, with the dome crowning the intersection of the arms.
Between the arches of the inner dome are mosaics of prophets and saints, which were installed between 1864 and 1888.
www.stpauls.co.uk /page.aspx?theLang=001lngdef&pointerID=26860QFKSv07X4ap3dTTDoGLBaIYdHaE   (380 words)

  
 Deep Impact - The Vredefort Dome
The "Johannesburg Dome" in the center this feature is occupied by the archean granitic crust, some 3000 to 3400 million years old.
The erosion processes occuring on Earth are of course missing on the Moon, hence the "as new" appearance of Tycho.
Council for Geosciences, together with an explanatory booklet "The Geology of the Vredefort Dome", written by A.A. Bisschof, ISBN 1-875061-60-6, published 1999 by the Council.
www.hartrao.ac.za /other/vredefort/vredefort.html   (1819 words)

  
  USGS Photo Glossary: Lava dome
The longest historical dome-building eruption is still occurring at Santiaguito Dome, which is erupting on the southeast flank of Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala; the dome began erupting in 1922.
The volcanic dome in the Cascades is Lassen Peak in northern California.
Some domes erupt obsidian, which is volcanic glass that may form in rhyolite or dacite lava flows.
volcanoes.usgs.gov /Products/Pglossary/LavaDome.html   (393 words)

  
  DOME || NEWS
DOME cars participated in the Le Mans for 8 years from 1979 to 1986 and 4 years from 2001 to 2004 in a total of 12 races.
DOME S101 is a commercial-type competition car meeting the price cap set by the FIA and as such can participate in other races such as the FIA Sport Car Championship as well as the Le Mans 24-hour race.
DOME S101-Hb, targeted for completion and shakedown next February, is scheduled to undergo a 500-km or so test drive and demonstration tests in Spa-Franchorchamps on May 8, before participating in the Le Mans.
www.dome.co.jp /e/news/enews0418.html   (1700 words)

  
 DOME || WHAT'S DOME || ABOUT US
In this same year DOME was officially registered as a company, and built its headquarters in Takaragaike, Kyoto, to begin full-fledged operations.
As DOME staff members were all "racing mad," being a challenger at Le Mans was a tremendously exciting prospect.
DOME Co., Ltd. carries out car styling, design, development and racing activities on a small scale but actively under its own policies and methodology without being constrained by precedent, thus receiving attention as a unique and distinctive company in the ever-evolving automotive industry.
www.dome.co.jp /e/profile/index.html   (830 words)

  
 DOME Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
DOME (the DOmain Modeling Environment) is a meta-CASE system suitable for building object oriented software models (Coad-Yourdon OOA and UML, for example), and more importantly, for building original types of models.
The latest release of DOME is 5.3, which was posted to this site on March 1, 2000.
We are withdrawing the previously released pre-built version of DOME 5.3 for Linux.
www.htc.honeywell.com /dome   (322 words)

  
 BUILDING BIG: Dome Challenge Basics
Domes are curved structures -- they have no angles and no corners -- and they enclose an enormous amount of space without the help of a single column.
dome, the Pantheon, was so heavy that engineers carved intricate shapes, called coffers, along the walls to reduce the weight of the enormous structure.
Possibly one of the most famous domes in the world, the Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida, is a geodesic dome.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/buildingbig/dome/basics.html   (553 words)

  
 Monolithic Dome Institute
Currently, Kevin is completing the final two of eight Monolithic Domes, each with a 20-foot diameter that encompasses a bathroom with shower, basin and toilet; a kitchen with stove, refrigerator, table and chairs; a furnished sleeping area.
Despite the fact that Monolithic Domes are strong enough to withstand a Category 5 Hurricane, Cliff and Patsy Monk found out that it takes lots of patience and persistence to convince lenders, insurers and even neighbors that dome homes offer the best housing available in coastal areas.
From Toothpicks to Trailblazing-- The Birth of The Monolithic Dome
www.monolithic.com   (1972 words)

  
 dome: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
The giveaway post is now up (visible to those in my neighborhood) and will officially end on November 30th at midnight.
In Anchorage early in October, the doors opened onto a soaring white canvas dome with room for a soccer field and a 400-meter track.
They're urging fans to not buy any tickets for their gigs they might see advertised, which is the best bloody advice Bono has given out in years.
www.technorati.com /tag/dome   (532 words)

  
 Millennium Dome, Greenwich, London: LondonNet feature
DOME chief Pierre Yves Gerbeau is launching a last-minute attempt to keep the Greenwich attraction as a place of entertainment.
GUNSHOTS flashed through the air at the Dome today as a gang of would-be jewel thieves tried to bulldoze their way into the Millennium attraction.
It is thought the robbers were keen to get their hands on diamonds exhibited at the Dome by De Beers, including the Millennium Star, reckoned to be one of the most valuable diamonds in the world.
www.londonnet.co.uk /ln/guide/about/dome.html   (401 words)

  
 Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Clingmans Dome (U.S. National Park Service)
Temperatures at the dome can be 10 -20 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than in the surrounding lowlands.
Although Clingmans Dome is open year-round, the road leading to it is closed from December 1 through March 31, and whenever weather conditions require.
It's seven miles to the end of Clingmans Dome Road and there are scenic pullouts with endless views of ridges and valleys along the way.
www.nps.gov /grsm/planyourvisit/clingmansdome.htm   (502 words)

  
 Welcome to Dome Records
Welcome to the brand new Dome Records website….we hope you like what you see and hear.
The label will be celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2007 - one of our very first signings was Beverley Knight, who was recently honoured by the Queen with an MBE.
The James Taylor Quartet Plays Motown at the Jazz Café, London on December 8 and 9, with special vocal guests Omar, Donna Gardier and Joy Rose.
www.domerecords.co.uk   (177 words)

  
 The Official Web Site of the Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons recently announced plans for major renovations to the Dome that will begin during the next year.
Contemporary Services (CSC), the organization that staffs the Georgia Dome and greatly aids in enhancing the Falcons fans game day experience, recently announced their 2004 employees of the month and of the year.
The Atlanta Police Department, the Falcons and the Georgia Dome are working together to get fans quickly and safely to the Georgia Dome on game days.
www.atlantafalcons.com /dome   (176 words)

  
 TOKYO DOME CITY WEB SITE | Tokyo Dome
Tokyo Dome is the franchise stadium for the Yomiuri Giants, hosting More than 60 games yearly.
It is also one of the leading stadiums in the world, having hosted Japanese-American baseball games, and the first MLB opening match held outside America (Mets vs Cubs) in the year 2000.
Tokyo Dome is the biggest concert venue in Japan.
www.tokyo-dome.co.jp /e/dome   (141 words)

  
 The world's biggest meteor crater - SouthAfrica.info
The Vredefort Dome is among the top three, and is the oldest and largest clearly visible meteorite impact site in the world.
The Vredefort Dome Conservancy, as it is now known, is not just of scientific value.
A cross-section of rock at the Vredefort Dome shows the dark grey granite that was melted by the impact and flowed, carrying chunks of unmelted granite within it.
www.southafrica.info /ess_info/sa_glance/geography/vredefort-080605.htm   (1006 words)

  
 BUILDING BIG: Databank: St. Peter's Basilica
Following the examples set by emperors and sultans, Pope Julius II decided to crown the old church with a dome.
Made almost entirely of heavy masonry, the dome stretches 138 feet in diameter and rises 452 feet above the street.
To support such a giant dome, builders placed three iron rings within the masonry of the dome.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/st_peters_basilica.html   (308 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with dome
Snaptron specializes in the manufacturing of tactile metal dome switches and tactile metal...
We offer a complete line of security Domes in all colors and sizes.
Complete structural dome framing kits that are accurate and easy to install.
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/dome   (162 words)

  
 Edvard Graham Lewis
They explored experimental music, from electronic noise to ambient drones on "Dome One" and "Dome 2" in 1980.
In particular, most of the Wire vocals are actually done by Colin Newman, and much of the Dome disc is very experimental and hard to listen to (which does not mean it's bad).
Lewis has been very consciencious about changing the names of his projects whenever there was a change in lineup (to the point of even changing names when he recorded for different record labels).
web.mit.edu /klund/www/lewis.html   (940 words)

  
 Domes Information | Business.com
For over 30 years, the leader in dome plans and easy to build kits.
Designs,manufactures and markets Geodesic Dome kits for homes, garages,cabins churches and commercial structures.
Geodesic dome information from do-it-yourself to special services,and consulting.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Dome&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/real_estate_and_construction/commercial_construction/residential_construction/home_builders/domes/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-7A4A6DCB-758C-5BE0-8A55-B003DE8E5905-ym   (280 words)

  
 YouTube - dome
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Aja Kong vs Manami Toyota: Tokyo Dome 11/20/94 1/2
Aja Kong vs Manami Toyota: Tokyo Dome 11/20/94 2/2
www.youtube.com /watch?v=bvHyeytpX6w&search=dome   (147 words)

  
 Cheating Dome: Cheating, Cheats, Hints, Guides, Walkthroughs and Downloads for all your games!
Cheating Dome is adding more and more videogame movies!
Keep an eye on our site for your latest need for cheat codes, hints, guides and in-game movies.
A great new design, I hope you like it.
www.cheatingdome.com   (539 words)

  
 Definition of dome - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Etymology: French, Italian, & Latin; French dôme dome, cathedral, from Italian duomo cathedral, from Medieval Latin domus church, from Latin, house; akin to Greek domos house, Sanskrit dam
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www.m-w.com /dictionary/dome   (107 words)

  
 Brighton Dome - Events - East Sussex - UK
Brighton Dome - Events - East Sussex - UK Brighton Lives
Autumn at the Brighton Dome brings a fantastic array of music, theatre, dance and performance to the South East.
Find out how you can bid for an exclusive Brighton Dome print at the Dome Sessions silent auction.
www.brighton-dome.org.uk   (131 words)

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