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

Android Wallpaper: Over the river and through the woods

Over the river and through the woods, to Grandfather's house we go!" This poem was originally written about Thanksgiving, but it works just as well this time of year. Our wallpapers this week are all about the river and woods. See past editions of A.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

FCC Proposes Rules for Online Video Services Providers

The FCC proposed new regulations on companies that provide subscription video services over the Internet, a move to give the companies access to more TV programming and allow them to compete with cable and satellite......»»

Category: topSource:  wsjRelated NewsDec 19th, 2014

Mysterious "Ice Pancakes" Form on Scottish River

Strange-looking ice formations the size of dinner plates are discovered floating on a Scottish river......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Cord cutters, rejoice: FCC moves to clear the way for online TV providers

The cable and satellite television industry could be in for a big shift thanks to a small change proposed by the Federal Communications Commission. The regulator is officially considering a tweak to regulation that would remove a major roadblock for compa.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 51 min. ago

Ice pancakes the size of plates found on Scottish river

LONDON — Biologists in Scotland were struck by an unusual discovery this week: ice pancakes the size of dinner plates floating on the River Dee More common to the Antarctic or Baltic Seas, they need rare conditions to form, and this is the first tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Scientists track water locked hundreds of miles underground

The Earth is full of water. Not just lakes, river, streams, and oceans on the crustal surface, or even aquifers close to the surface—the planet literally holds water inside itself. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsDec 19th, 2014

First Maps from Carbon-Monitoring Satellite Show Global CO2 Levels

Engineers overcame a design flaw in an instrument on NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 to acquire the new high-quality data -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 19th, 2014

Comcast 4K UHD app launches on Samsung TVs with Suits, Chicago Fire and more to come

Comcast joined satellite provider DirecTV today as the second major pay-TV network to offer 4K UHD content on demand. The service, which is currently only offered on Samsung TVs, launches with Chicago Fire, Suits, and Covert Affairs, with Parks and Rec on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

Digital River and Microsoft"s Bumpy E-Commerce Road

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for Digital River. Its deadline to re-sign Microsoft to an extension of the Microsoft Operations Digital Distribution Agreement, which would continue Digital River provision of Microsoft Store’s&nb.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

RebelMouse Expands Its Publisher Tools With The River, A Personalized Newsfeed

 RebelMouse first launched as a way for people to aggregate their social network updates into a “social front page,” but more recently, it’s been working to give publishers social tools for their own websites and apps, through a pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

NASA Satellite Sends Back Most Detailed CO2 View

Fresh data from NASA reveals a comprehensive global view of CO2 in full color......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

One Man"s Quest To Surf Berlin

Berlin lies hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean. But, that didn't stop one determined man from discovering a rare break on a local river, then teaching himself to surf it. This is his story. Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

NOAA/NASA satellite sees more light from orbit thanks to Christmas decorations

The NOAA/NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite has been in space for quite a long time now performing its various scientific missions. NASA and its partner have used the satellite more recently to determine just how many people have put.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsDec 18th, 2014

Our holiday lights are so bright, NASA can see them from space

All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated NewsDec 17th, 2014

Netflix Just Announced a Huge New Partnership

It's Netflix's first big partnership with a major TV provider in the U.S. Netflix has found an unlikely partner to help it recruit more new subscribers—Dish Network. The satellite operator announced Wednesday that it will be integrating Netflix.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsDec 17th, 2014