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The Mekong River by Satellite

Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeJan 28th, 2014

Here"s what that huge fire in Alaska looks like from a NASA satellite

Here's a false-color image from the Landsat 8 satellite of the not-at-all funny Funny River Fire in Alaska, captured on May 20, 2014--just one day after it began. And below, an un-enhanced natural color image. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 27th, 2014

Satellite launch debris found in Brazillian Amazon

A fisher on northern Brazil's remote Uriandeua river stumbled on a huge chunk of detritus dropped from a UK Space Agency satellite launch. "It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year," a UK Space Agency spokesperson told th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 1st, 2014

Sec. of State John Kerry Returns to Vietnam"s Mekong Delta, Raises Environmental Concerns

By Lesley WroughtonTAN AN TAY VILLAGE, Vietnam (Reuters) - As John Kerry's boat winds its way along the turbid waters of the Cai Nuoc river in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, the U.S. [More].....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 16th, 2013

Russia"s Extreme Floods Visible from Space

Satellite images show how record floods have swollen the Amur river in Russia , where more than 5 million people there and in China are being affected by rising waters. Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 13th, 2013

Vietnam and Cambodia Hit Back at Landmark Laos Dam

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Paul CarstenBANGKOK (Reuters) - Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a $3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, environmental activists said on Friday after a meeting of the Mekong River Commission.The activists .....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 18th, 2013

The wild rivers above California

Atmospheric rivers are meteorological phenomenon that we humans only discovered in 1998 and which supply about 30-to-50 percent of California's annual precipitation. In the NOAA satellite image above, the atmospheric river is visible as a thin yellow arm,.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2013

Study Questions Antarctic Sea Expansion Satellite Data

The Antarctic sea might not be expanding as quickly as previously believed, according to new research, which also claims there could be a processing error in the satellite data......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

Sixth grader"s internet-famous science project misleadingly promoted as "new"

This is scientist Zack Jud, posing with a lionfish he caught in a estuary river in 2010 — four years before 6th grader Lauren Arrington, who is now being credited with the discovery. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 42 min. ago

How To Convert A Satellite Dish Into A Radio Telescope

If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish......»»

Category: topSource:  technologyreviewRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Oil Spill in Amazon Sickens Villagers, Kills Fish

A recent rupture of Peru’s 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Sixth grader"s internet-famous science project may have been plagiarized

This is scientist Zack Jud, posing with a lionfish he caught in a estuary river in 2010 — four years before 6th grader Lauren Arrington, who is now being credited with the discovery. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

MTS LTE coverage now reaches ‘more than 850,000 Manitobans,’ expands service into Swan River

Regional carrier MTS is approaching 2-years of offering LTE speeds in Manitoba. The company went live on August 28th, 2012 and at the time LTE (Long Term Evolution) was only available in Winnipeg and Brandon. Now, a couple of years later, MTS has dramatic.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

ET deals: Toshiba Satellite S50 Core i5 laptop with 6GB of RAM for $475

Laptops powered by Intel’s Core i5 chips offer a strong blend of power and performance, and usually they don’t come that cheap — an otherwise budget laptop packing a Core i5 can often be priced from $500 to $600. Today’s deal from.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News21 hr. 48 min. ago

Galaxy mapper"s first discovery: surprise space debris

The Gaia satellite is being hit by far more micrometeoroids than anticipated, which might spell trouble for spacecraft headed to the same orbital position.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2014

SEC now on Comcast - The Spokesman Review

USA TODAYSEC now on ComcastThe Spokesman ReviewComcast has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network. The network, which launches on Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite providers like Dish Network, Cox Communications and .....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2014

How to Get NFL Sunday Ticket Without a Subscription - Tom's Guide

CBSSports.comHow to Get NFL Sunday Ticket Without a SubscriptionTom's GuideNFL Sunday Ticket is the holy grail of pigskin content, but the service was formerly limited to those with access to DirecTV satellite service. Now, just in time for the 2014 NFL s.....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2014

DirecTV to offer NFL Sunday Ticket streaming options - NFL.com

CBSSports.comDirecTV to offer NFL Sunday Ticket streaming optionsNFL.comNFL fans who have wanted DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket but have been stymied by satellite restrictions are about to get a reprieve. DirecTV announced on its website the introduction.....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2014

Comcast reaches deal to carry SEC Network - McDuffie Mirror

USA TODAYComcast reaches deal to carry SEC NetworkMcDuffie MirrorBIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network. The network, which launches Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite provide.....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2014

ESPN reaches deal with Comcast for SEC Network - Gadsden Times

ESPN reaches deal with Comcast for SEC NetworkGadsden TimesThe network, which launches on Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite providers like DISH Network, Cox Communications and AT&T U-Verse. The addition of the nation's larg.....»»

Category: topSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2014

US satellite may have located Ukraine missile launch

US officials seem to have pinpointed the missile launch that downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. If so, they are likely relying on satellite intelligence.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsJul 18th, 2014