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Images Dated 22nd October 2003

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The Coronation Scot, 1937 Featured 22 Oct 2003 Print

The Coronation Scot, 1937

Oil painting by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), produced as artwork for a London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) poster, showing the LMS Coronation Scot streamlined steam locomotive and train ascending Shap Fell in Cumbria. The Coronation Scot travelled between London's Euston Station and Glasgow Central Station in Scotland, with a journey time of 6 1/2 hours, and in 1937 during test runs, broke a British railway record achieving a maximum speed of 114 mph. Dimensions: 1150mm x 785mm

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Subreflector of upgraded Arecibo radio telescope Featured 22 Oct 2003 Print

Subreflector of upgraded Arecibo radio telescope

Arecibo subreflector system. View of the 90-tonne dome housing the new gregorian subreflector system installed in 1997 for the Arecibo radio telescope. Note the people at upper right. This largest radio telescope in the world is situated in a natural crater in the mountains of Puerto Rico. The new subreflector system with two mirrors is suspended 130 metres above the fixed dish. It can send and receive signals to examine planets & asteroids, & also analyse Earth's upper atmosphere. To scan the sky the dome is steered above the 305m dish. The Arecibo upgrade includes a 16m high buffer screen around the dish and a new radar transmitter that increases Arecibo's power by 20 times

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03JAPAN 29 Featured 22 Oct 2003 Print

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