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Improving thunderstorm prediction by watching lightning flashes from space

In a study published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences (AAS) on Dec. 6, Prof. Ming Xue and his team from the University of Oklahoma spearhead research focusing on harnessing the power of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite "R-series".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 8th, 2023

Test flights on tap for Space Perspective’s luxury high-altitude balloon

This Florida-based startup wants to fly thousands of customers up to 100,000 feet. Enlarge / Space Perspective's first test capsule, Excelsior, has a diameter of approximately 16 feet (4.9 meters). (credit: Space Perspective).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

Einstein telescope E-TEST prototype passes its first series of tests

The Einstein telescope project has reached a new stage, with the E-TEST prototype—developed in the ULiège and CSL laboratories—being sent to the Liège Space Centre to undergo a battery of cryogenic and vibration tests. To function optimally, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Accurate quantitative analysis of information loss from digital metasurfaces caused by mutual coupling

Research by Dr. Ruiwen Shao and Prof. Junwei Wu (Institute of Electromagnetic Space, Southeast University, Nanjing, China) teaches us about how digital metasurfaces lose information......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Spacecraft looks like a "Star Wars" ship. It just crashed into Earth.

The large ERS-2 satellite fell through Earth's atmosphere and will largely burn up, the European Space Agency said. An image of the falling spacecraft looks like a "Star Wars" TIE fighter. UPDATE: Feb. 21, 2024, 3:30 p.m. EST In an update p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 33 min. ago

The Future of Binance Coin: Price Predictions and Trends

With the rise of cryptocurrencies, Binance Coin (BNB) has emerged as a prominent player in the digital asset space. As investors look to capitalize on its potential, it’s crucial to assess the future trajectory of BNB. Here’s a comprehens.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Everything you need to know about "True Detective: Night Country"

What's with the spirals? How does the corpsicle work? What's the connection to Season 1? Let's goooo. Are you watching True Detective: Night Country and have a lot of questions? You're in good, obsessive company if you're scanning for clues lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

"True Detective: Night Country": What"s the deal with the spirals?

What do the spirals mean in "True Detective: Night Country"? Let's track them all down. If you're watching True Detective: Night Country, chances are you've been glued to the screen scanning for clues like we are. And that means you're onto the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

YouTube bests Netflix, Disney+ as the top streamer of 2023

Viewers spent more time watching YouTube in 2023 than on Netflix, Hulu, or Disney+, or any other streaming service, according to Nielsen data. For the past 12 months, the top-watched streaming service on televisions around the world has not bee.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Spacecraft looks like a TIE fighter. It"s about to crash into Earth.

The large ERS-2 satellite will fall through Earth's atmosphere and burn up, the European Space Agency said. An image of the falling spacecraft looks like a "Star Wars" TIE fighter. After nearly three decades in space, a satellite the length of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

OnePlus Kicks Off OnePlus Watch 2 Teasing

When we heard the news that Fossil was officially leaving the Wear OS space, our initial reaction wasn’t to worry about the future of Wear OS or that this could be a sign of Google’s commitment. We know that Google is all-in with its Pixe.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

We’re Still Waiting on Android 15’s Private Space Feature

With the release of the first Developer Preview of Android 15, I was a bit excited to dive in and see what’s new. To my surprise, the feature I was most looking forward to, Private Space, is still MIA. Read: What’s New Inside Android 15 D.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Here’s the New Google Account Sign In Page

If you have been asked to sign in to your Google Account in recent days, you likely saw the notice at the top that read, “A new look is coming soon,” and that Google was “improving the sign-in page with a more modern look and feel.&.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Why do we need leap years? Astrophysicists explain this month"s extra date

This year is a leap year. Many people will know this means that February gets an extra day—a total of 29, as opposed to 28—but often do not know why. Space experts Dr. Minjae Kim and Dr. James McCormac shed light on the phenomenon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 33 min. ago

Scientists simulate Lahaina Fire to improve prediction of wildland-urban fires

Scientists have successfully applied a pair of advanced computer models to simulate last year's wildfire that devastated the Hawaiian town of Lahaina. The development could lay the groundwork for more detailed predictions of wildfires that advance in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Overcoming barriers to climate-smart agriculture in South Asia

Despite the possibility of climate-smart agriculture improving food security, most CSA practices and technologies are not widely adopted in South Asia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Researcher: A long voyage to Mars in a confined space could raise stress levels and make the journey more challenging

Within the next few decades, NASA aims to land humans on the moon, set up a lunar colony and use the lessons learned to send people to Mars as part of its Artemis program......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Crew-8 astronauts head into quarantine ahead of Space Station launch

The next set of astronauts due to visit the International Space Station, Crew-8, have entered quarantine ahead of their launch scheduled for early March......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 5 min. ago

Commercial spaceship set for lunar touchdown, in test for US industry

A company from Texas is poised to attempt a feat that until now has only been accomplished by a handful of national space agencies, but could soon become commonplace for the private sector: landing on the Moon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

SpaceX lines up satellite launch from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX is set to send up the 11th launch from the Space Coast this afternoon with a Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Base......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

SpaceX launches 11th Space Coast mission of 2024

SpaceX knocked out the 11th launch from the Space Coast for the year under clear blue skies on Tuesday afternoon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024