Washington DC (SPX) Aug 19, 2014 - A new NOAA nationwide analysis shows that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions--an area larger than the state of Wisconsin--experienced changes in land cover, including a de
A single-shot burst camera has been developed that can generate motion pictures without performing repetitive measurements. It has a frame rate of 4.4 trillion frames per second and a high pixel resolution of 450 × 450 pixels, making it a powerful tool for observing difficult-to-reproduce or non-repetitive events in real time.
When the “Project Loon” balloon circumnavigated the globe in 22 days this spring, it validated Google’s ambitious and highly secretive endeavor to bring Internet access to a significant portion of the world’s currently unconnected population. Freelance author Brandon Engel takes us behind the scenes of the project, revealing the potential economic impact for rural and poorly served areas where Internet access is impeded.
Paris (ESA) Aug 01, 2014 - Although ESA's GOCE satellite is no more, all of the measurements it gathered during its life skirting the fringes our atmosphere, including the very last as it drifted slowly back to Earth, have be