Bifrost


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Bifrost

(ˈbɪvrɒst; ˈbiːfrɒst)
n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the rainbow bridge of the gods from their realm Asgard to earth
[from Icelandic, from bifa to shake + rost path]
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A long room protrudes from the House, like a Bifrost bridge of glass and steel connecting two planes of being, hovering over the landscape, "needle-like, out over the leafless black-and-white countryside hundreds of feet below them." (Gaiman, 131) Borrowing from Martin Heidegger might help frame the (holy) House for us further: "The temple's firm towering makes visible the invisible space of air.
Nordic sagas spoke of a burning rainbow bridge, called the Bifrost, connecting Midgard (earth) with Asgard (a heavenly abode), which could only be used by those killed in battle.
Taking a scene from Marvel's The Avengers, visitors will be able to view a model of the S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier and will be transported into the fourth exhibition gallery of Thor's world via the Bifrost. Upon entering Sakaar's magnificent gladiator arena, they can be part of the iconic battle between Thor and Hulk from Marvel Studios' Thor: Ragnarok.
The BIFROST project: GPS determined 3-D displacement rates in Fennoscandia from 800 days of continuous observations in the SWEPOS network.
The Northern Lights over Bifrost, western Iceland Picture: RENE ROSSIGNAUD
As they try to escape to Asgard, Hela throws both off Bifrost and takes over the kingdom wreaking death and destruction.
Noble sentry Heimdall (Idris Elba) no longer stands guard on the Bifrost Bridge - he's been usurped by Skurge (Karl Urban).
Noble sentry Heimdall (Idris Elba) no longer stands guard on the Bifrost Bridge - he has been usurped by an ambitious whelp called Skurge (Karl Urban).
Noble sentry Heimdall (Idris Elba) no longer stands guard on the Bifrost Bridge - he's been usurped by an ambitious whelp called Skurge (Karl Urban).
The Asgardian warrior has been operating the Bifrost bridge in the absence of Heimdall (Idris Elba).