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2010-05-04 10:10:00

The small but powerful camera of ESA’s Proba-V mission can fit on a single laboratory table for testing, but when it reaches orbit, this compact sensor will deliver a daily overview of virtually all vegetation growth across Earth.

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2010-01-15 11:39:07

As rescue workers scramble to provide assistance to hundreds of thousands of people following Haiti’s earthquake, Earth observation satellite data continues to provide updated views of the situation on the ground.

2009-09-07 08:22:04

Manuka honey may kill bacteria by destroying key bacterial proteins.

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2009-08-25 07:30:00

ESA’s Envisat satellite captures thick clouds of smoke billowing from wildfires that have been raging through Greece and are threatening the capital, Athens.

2009-02-19 14:50:46

Traffic was shut down at a portion of Memphis International Airport after police confused a sticker for punk band This Bike is a Pipe Bomb for a real threat. An airport police officer spotted a bike bearing the sticker outside of the airport's Terminal C Monday night and the owner of the bicycle was detained and searched by authorities before being released, the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal reported Thursday. Stickers for This Bike is a Pipe Bomb have caused similar incidents at Ohio...

2008-09-02 09:00:16

Spot Image Corp. today announced that it has been named a Google Earth Enterprise Partner. Spot Image Corp. will leverage this new partnership with Google to deliver imagery through current and planned web-based solutions to clients through Google Earth. Spot Image Corp.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.