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

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

Scientists Resurrect Treasure Trove of Satellite Data From the 1960s

A group of climate scientists has brought satellite imagery from the 1960s back from the dead, not only extending the record of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice by at least another decade compared to what researchers had previously known, but also providing n.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 41 min. ago

The Cool Accidental Typography Of Satellite Imagery

Now on Kickstarter, Aerial Bold is a font made up of all the accidental letterforms found in satellite imagery.Most typefaces are purposefully designed. Not this one. Now on Kickstarter, Aerial Bold is a typeface of topography, made up entirely of the acc.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

Review: Toshiba Satellite Click 2

Introduction, design and specificationToshiba is one of those companies that dares to experiment with the shape of laptops. Just looking at the the company's small portfolio of convertible laptops alone we've have the Satellite U920T with a screen that sl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Toshiba Satellite Radius 11: converting the low end

To the naked eye, the Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 might look like any other new converting notebook/tablet device here in the age of touchscreen-friendly Windows 8.1. At $329.99 MSRP, though, there’s something to be said about Toshiba’s ability to kee.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Toshiba launches its ‘flip-and-fold’ convertible Satellite Radius 11 laptop

Windows 8.1 convertible laptop-tablets are now available at prices starting at $330. Above: Toshiba Satellite Radius 11Image Credit: ToshibaToshiba is launching a new 2-in-1 convertible, or a laptop that can be converted into a tablet by swiveling it.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Toshiba Radius 11: A Neat Convertible With Bags of Storage on the Cheap

This is Toshiba's new Satellite Radius 11, a convertible PC-cum-tablet. Yes, it looks a lot like a Lenovo Yoga—but if you're on a budget and need a (quite literally) flexible computer, it might be for you. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

Dish Network loses 7 Turner channels, including CNN, over contract dispute

Dish Network and Turner Broadcasting have been unable to resolve a contract dispute and the result is that several channels, including CNN and the Cartoon Network, are no longer on the satellite TV service. In a battle of press releases today, each side b.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

New Satellite Images Show Dramatically Changed Landscape in Battle for Kobani

A new series of satellite images of the northern Syrian town of Kobani before and after Islamic State (ISIS) militants moved into the town shows the massive scope of the refugee crisis caused by the battle for the strategic location Since the end of Septe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 21st, 2014

ViaSat Rolls Out High Speed Internet To General Aviation

Carlsbad-based satellite Internet and equipment maker ViaSat said today that it is launching its high speed, Exede satellite internet services to the general aviation market. ViaSat said its new Exede In The Air service is aimed at business executives, fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsOct 20th, 2014

Saturn"s moon Mimas may contain a "life-friendly" ocean

A new study of the inside of Saturn's moon Mimas has suggested that either the icy satellite contains a frozen rugby-shaped core or a liquid water ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  independentRelated NewsOct 17th, 2014

Missing Actress Misty Upham Found Dead in Ravine, Reports Say

SEATTLE — Police in the Seattle suburb of Auburn said Thursday that they believe they have found the body of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in August: Osage County, 'Frozen River and Django Unchained. A woman's body was found in a .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 19th, 2014

Crazy Waterfall Scheme Chosen For D.C."s New Elevated Park

A river-cleansing waterfall, plazas, and more coming to D.C.'s 11th Street Bridge, courtesy of Rem Koolhaass's OMA and OLIN architects.Rem Koolhaas's Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and landscape architecture firm OLIN have been chosen as the d.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsOct 19th, 2014

Argentina Launches Its First Satellite to Space

Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite Thursday. The ARSAT-1 satellite is the first to be constructed with local technology in Latin America. It was built by a crew of about 500 scientists over seven years at a cost of $2.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 17th, 2014

Washington DC"s Very Own High Line Will Clean Its Dirty River Water

The Anacostia River that runs through Washington DC has historically been known as, well, not the cleanest river in the country. A new elevated park straddling the river plans to filter the dirty water with a waterfall feature (apparently projected with F.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsOct 16th, 2014

11th Street Bridge Park Design Competition – The Winners

After a seven month nationwide design competition, OMA + OLIN were announced as the selected design team for the 11th Street Bridge Park, DC’s first elevated park over the Anacostia River “The 11th Street Bridge project is a special precinct in the st.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsOct 16th, 2014