hemispherical dome

hemispherical dome

A dome with a constant radius of curvature that comes vertically from its springing line; the horizontal component of the thrust is absorbed by a continuous ring or chain at the base of the dome.
See also: Dome
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Make a beeline for the Planetarium for an immersive journey into the cosmos, with the galaxy spread across its hemispherical dome. Or get closer to the stars by ascending the Glasgow Tower, the tallest fully rotating freestanding structure in the world.
The hemispherical dome screen and large wide-angle projection creates a virtual environment that immerses riders in a surreal experience.
Jiang's team then shaped arrays of the light-collecting structures across the surface of a uniform hemispherical dome. The arrangement, inspired by the superposition compound eyes of lobsters, concentrates incoming light to individual spots, further increasing intensity.
Felinto, "Blender and immersive gaming in a hemispherical dome," GSTF International Journal on Computing, vol.
With the help of a unique field pod, a specially designed hemispherical dome, Joel brings audiences into the field as he observes and tracks each predator, carries out tests and experiments, and uses his own military training to gain insight into how they track, hunt and kill.
For a hemispherical dome, the energy of green is at the top of the dome and negative green is below the dome.
In the history of gigantic Stupa constructions, forthcoming week would make a great leap forward by depositing those relics in the hemispherical dome of the Sandahiru Stupa admits Maha Sanga.
As an example of the classical Ottoman style, the tomb has a hemispherical dome (Figures 1 and 2).
The stupa was rebuilt in the course of its history; there is the old anda (hemispherical dome), built of limestone and filled with rubble and earth, which sits on a drum base creating the lower medhi (terrace surrounding the dome).
Constructed on Hadrian's orders and completed in AD128, the Pantheon's hemispherical dome is punctured by a 30ft-wide circular hole known as the 'oculus'.
The hemispherical dome is eight metres high and contains 640 low-carbon, 18 watt luminaires in the geodesic framework which can be selectively dimmed to create different skies: overcast, clear or mixed.