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Hacking Into An Airplane Via Android
2013-04-12 11:17:35

This week German security researcher Hugo Teso spoke during the Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam and demonstrated a way to hijack an airplane with an Android app.

Earth Networks Part 3
2013-04-08 08:46:14

Through the Clinton Global Initiative, Earth Networks is working with the government of Haiti and their cell phone providers to launch sensors on the island.

Europe's CryoSat Mission Gives Scientists Better Look At Earth's Ice
2012-12-21 14:14:19

The European Space Agency's (ESA) ice mission is giving scientists a better look at oceans, coastal areas, inland water bodies and land.


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2010-11-15 18:22:54

A radar altimeter measures altitude above the terrain beneath an aircraft as opposed to a barometric altimeter which provides the distance above a pre-determined datum, usually sea level. Radar is the underpinning principle of the system. Radio waves that are reflected back from the ground are timed in order to calculate speed, distance, and time which are related to the each other and can be used to calculate the distance from one point to another. Lloyd Espenschied invented the radar...

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