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The Nile Has Turned to Blood in This Satellite Image

There’s a passage in the Bible that suggests the Nile once turned to blood. But the red ribbon in this image isn’t quite so grizzly, because it actually depicts the vegetation growing around the river.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 1st, 2016

Don"t Worry, the Nile Hasn"t Turned to Blood in This Satellite Image

There’s a passage in the Bible that suggests the Nile once turned to blood. But the red ribbon in this image isn’t quite so grizzly, because it actually depicts the vegetation growing around the river.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 1st, 2016

See How a River Totally Changes Over Time in This GIF

Watch as satellite imagery shows how the windy Ucayali River in Peru changed its course over the span of 25 years. The sharp bends of the original river start moving around and then even merge at some points creating a whole new pathway, while the leftove.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 29th, 2016

[Policy Forum] Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong

The world's most biodiverse river basins—the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong—are experiencing an unprecedented boom in construction of hydropower dams. These projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate economic benefits and und.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciencemagRelated NewsJan 7th, 2016

Sahara Reveals Remains of Ancient River

Using a satellite-born sensor system that can penetrate through several feet of dry surface sediments, researchers found the dry remains of an ancient river system winding for hundreds of miles below... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsNov 20th, 2015

Beneath the Saharan sands, a river valley

Satellite map reveals river that flowed in wetter times. (credit: Evgeni Zotov) If someone traveling the Sahara Desert with you said, “I bet there used to be a huge river right about… here,” you would probably think it's time to .....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 10th, 2015

Ray of hope for critically endangered Mekong dolphin but mega-dams threaten its chances of survival

Years of effective conservation work has slowed the rapid rate of decline of the critically endangered Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphin, providing a glimmer of hope for its future – according to the latest data......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 10th, 2015

NASA spots Tropical Storm Darby as warnings posted in Hawaii

On July 22, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and NASA's RapidScat instrument gathered data on Tropical Storm Darby as it neared Hawaii and triggered warnings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

NASA catches Estelle becoming post-tropical

The Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Estelle as it was transitioning to a post-tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific Ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 37 min. ago

US Air Force Expands Space Warfare Training

U.S. Air Force Space Command has released a new white paper that formally outlines Gen. John Hyten's plan to train satellite operators to fight through a war in space......»»

Category: scienceSource:  spaceRelated News9 hr. 11 min. ago

Paul Hirzel lifts home above Idaho river to evade flooding and snakes

Idaho-based architect Paul Hirzel has completed a house raised high above the ground to avoid surging waters and snake infestations in the rural town of Juliaetta (+ slideshow). (more…) Idaho-based arch.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

NASA"s GPM observes newly formed Tropical Storm Georgette

As Tropical Storm Georgette was forming, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite flew overhead and gathered data that showed an intensifying storm......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 37 min. ago

Scientists release recommendations for building land in coastal Louisiana

Today, a team of leading scientists and community experts with decades of experience released key recommendations to maintain and build land in coastal Louisiana. Their recommendations focus on operating Mississippi River sediment diversions and consider .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

A baby planet created one of the moon"s largest impact basins

Scientists have known for a long time that the Imbrium Basin, one of the largest impact craters on the moon, was the result of an asteroid colliding with our planet's natural satellite. Thanks to a new study led by Brown University professor Pete Sch.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News20 hr. 37 min. ago

Best indoor digital TV antennas: Our top picks for cord cutters

Ditching your cable- or satellite-TV subscription and going to a setup combining a streaming device along with an antenna to pick up over-the-air digital broadcasts is a smart move that will save you some serious cash every month. There’s plenty of free.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

Space launch of a roll up solar array set for spring of 2017 and will boost power and reduce weight of space solar power [Hardwa

ROSA is a lightweight technology that rolls up into a very compact volume. #space #hardware #ROSA #NASA #satellite.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

Watch Earth Spin Through a Full Year in This Spectacular Time-Lapse Video

A sped-up video of Earth spinning through space shows a dizzying array of clouds and continents from a satellite located 1 million miles away......»»

Category: scienceSource:  spaceRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

GPM measured heavy rain in Tropical Storm Estelle

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite traveled above tropical storm Estelle and found heavy rainfall occurring on its eastern side. That heavy area of rainfall was later found west of center......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

NASA sees Darby"s strongest storms north of center

Infrared data NASA's Aqua satellite showed that the strongest storms within Tropical Storm Darby were occurring north of the center when it passed overhead......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

DigitalGlobe Says WorldView-2 Satellite Operational After "Debris Causing Event"

The U.S. Air Force said one of DigitalGlobe’s high-resolution imagery satellites was part of what they described as a debris-causing event on July 19, but the company said that the satellite remains operational......»»

Category: scienceSource:  spaceRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016