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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

Gaia satellite begins 3D mapping the galaxy

​The largest digital camera ever flown in space is beginning its quest to map the Milky Way, surveying a billion stars with nearly a billion pixels......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated News50 min. ago

Nebraska Carrier Selects Entone for Hybrid CATV

Nebraska Carrier Selects Entone for Hybrid CATV Cupertino, California (July 29, 2014) – Entone, Inc., a leading provider of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, announced today that Three River Telco has selected its Hybrid CATV solution to power the.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

SpaceX is building on its rocket business revolution [Hardware]

CEO Elon Musk believes the time is coming where there will be thousands of launches each year. #space #SpaceX #Falcon 9 #satellite #Elon Musk #rocket.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Space Sex Gecko Experiment Is Safe—For Now

HBO's John Oliver can rest easy: Technicians have restored control over a satellite with which Roscosmos had lost contact last week. It's carrying five experimental geckos #gogetthosegeckos -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

WTC 18th century mystery ship traced back to Philadelphia

A few years ago, an 18th-century ship was discovered at the former World Trade Center site in New York City. Researchers had suspected at the time that the ship was a Hudson River merchant vessel, and over the years have worked towards learning more about.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

IG scolds NOAA on security deficiencies, recommends fixes

An audit of NOAA by the inspector general found security shortcomings, including the link between information systems and satellite systems......»»

Category: securitySource:  scmagazineusRelated News11 hr. 52 min. ago

Rising Heat Wilts Wheat Crop

Satellite imaging reveals the need to change farming in South Asia as higher average temperatures hit -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News12 hr. 43 min. ago

Amazon’s Scorpion Problem

I expect most of you know the fable of the scorpion and the frog, but if you don’t, it goes like this (quoted from Wikipedia): “A scorpion asks a frog to carry him over a river. The frog is afraid of being stung during the trip, but the scorpi.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Russia re-establishes contact with sex lizard satellite

A ground team made contact with the gecko-carrying scientific research satellite after officials were unable to control it for a week. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

Why Russia Was Studying Space Lizard Sex In the First Place

For a brief moment, the internet was captivated by the thought of geckos copulating madly in a lost Russian satellite . Russia has since regained control of its lizard-sex orbiter , but the whole episode has gifted us an opportunity to consider a topic of.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Spire, formerly Nanosatisfi, raises $25M Series A round to expand its satellite fleet

The startup will also improve its infrastructure for data collection and continue to add to its rapidly growing staff. It announced today that it has opened a second office in Singapore as well. Spire, formerly Nanosatisfi, raises $25M Series A round to .....»»

Category: mediaSource:  gigaomRelated News3 hr. 41 min. ago

Paris Spillway Flood Prevention Pavilion by Margot Krasojevic

The frequency of torrential rain often floods Paris’ River Seine closing parts of the city’s infrastructure down and disrupting city life; this pavilion/bar is designed to be a part of paris’ flood control infrastructure. an enclosed circula.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsJul 29th, 2014

River in China Turns Red in an Hour

A river in China that's normally unpolluted suddenly turned blood red one morning last week......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsJul 28th, 2014

U.N. Releases Satellite Images of Destruction in Gaza

The United Nations this weekend released images showing the destruction in Gaza caused by fighting between the Israeli military and Hamas militants. The pictures show areas in Gaza before the conflict began on July 6 and the damage done by July 25. The i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJul 28th, 2014