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[In Depth] Alarm over a sinking delta

Vietnam's Mekong River delta—the world's third largest delta—is sinking, putting some 20 million people and vast swaths of fertile farmland at risk. Recent research has found that the delta, which covers some 55,000 square kilometers and sits about 2 .....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciencemagRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

A Rare Glimpse Into the Eye of Typhoon Dolphin

To remote sensing scientists, peering directly into the eye of a tropical storm is like hitting a hole in one. That’s exactly what NASA’s CloudSat satellite did on May 16th, completing a stunning overpass of Typhoon Dolphin as the category 4 storm chu.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Landslide Blocks Nepal River, Thousands Flee

The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated News12 hr. 49 min. ago

Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica so large it affects Earth"s gravity field [Science]

Scientists have observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. #ice #Antarctica #climate change #environment #warming #gravity #satellite.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2015

Satellite Data Reveal an Alarming Trend in Antarctica

Antarctica is a truly massive continent. At over 5 million square miles, the whole of the US could fit securely within its borders. It boasts the highest, driest, coldest, and windiest landscape of all seven continents. And the fact that it is losing ice .....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciencetimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2015

Google I/O 2015: Android M, Google Wallet, Satellite Mapping and more

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is set to announce new products and services in the coming week during the Google I/O developers conference in 2015. Only limited details have been revealed that includes latest Android ‘M’ OS, Google Wallet, Satellit.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2015

Apple bolsters Maps with more business listings data providers

As part of ongoing upgrades to its in-house mapping service, Apple on Friday added a handful of entries to its rolling list of providers that supply the company with maps data, business listings and satellite imagery......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2015

Trekkie CEO Builds USS Enterprise HQ for Software Company

Check out the image here, no the USS Enterprise hasn’t landed to take in a soccer match. What you are seeing in the Google satellite image is the headquarters for a Chinese software firm called NetDragon.… Check out the image here, no the .....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  technabobRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

ESA Satellite Shows Sudden Ice Loss In Southern Antarctic Peninsula

ddelmonte tips news that the ESA's CryoSat spacecraft has detected a sharp increase in the rate at which ice is being lost in a previously stable section of Antarctica. In 2009, glaciers at the Southern Antarctic Peninsula began rapidly shedding ice into .....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

DIRECTV Launches Streaming TV App For Kids

El Segundo-based satellite television service DIRECTV has launched a new, iOS application which lets kids view its content for free on their iOS device--as long as families are already subscribers to the service. According to DIRECTV, its new DIRECTV Kids.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

Solar sail mission launches with X-37B spaceplane [Science]

The light-propelled LightSail is a CubeSat about the size of a loaf of bread, built by the Planetary Society as a technology demonstrator for a non-rocket propulsion system. #space #satellite #CubeSat #LightSail #solar sail #.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks as California responds to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

DH Satellite Introduces Eight-Piece Sectional Antenna

3.7m sectional antenna now shipping.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

Thames Baths scheme passes £125,000 Kickstarter target

1,200 public backers contribute towards plan to build open-air swimming pool on river Thames in central London.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2015

Letting humans crowdsource a message to aliens can"t possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 182)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley cover a variety of future tech crowdfunding efforts, including an updated satellite time capsule for alien life forms, fabric made by 3D printing liquids onto metal molds and a basic cell phone that can only make or recei.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

GOES-R satellite begins environmental testing

The GOES-R satellite, slated to launch in 2016, is ready for environmental testing. Environmental testing simulates the harsh conditions of launch and the space environment once the satellite is in orbit. The GOES-R satellite and its instruments will unde.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

Image: Agricultural fires in Angola, West Africa

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image which detected dozens of fires burning in southwestern Africa on May 21, 2015. The location, widespread nature, and number of fires sugge.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

CloudSat analyzed the eye of Typhoon Dolphin

When Dolphin was a typhoon on May 16, NASA's CloudSat satellite completed a stunning eye overpass of Typhoon Dolphin in the West Pacific at 0412 UTC (12:12 a.m. EDT). By May 22, Dolphin's remnants were moving through the Northern Pacific......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

NASA"s new CubeSat concept for planetary exploration beyond low Earth orbit [Hardware]

A concept that would use less-expensive cubesats (tiny-satellites) to observe physical phenomena beyond low-Earth-orbit. #space #satellite #CubeSat #hardware #space exploration #planet.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015

Simplifying Out-of-Office Communication

As companies continue to expand and open offices in new cities it’s important they have an easy and reliable way to communicate with each satellite office. Onstream Media Corporation, an online service provider of corporate audio and Web communic.....»»

Category: internetSource:  websitemagazineRelated NewsMay 21st, 2015