Archive: 11/05/2010

Use satellites to know your snow

(PhysOrg.com) -- As winter approaches, northern dwellers will get assistance from space to help them face the harsh weather. Satellite information on snow cover is now available through ESA's GlobSnow project ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Specialization builds trust among web users

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you name it, they will use it, according to a team of international researchers who investigated how people perceive the trustworthiness of online technology. In an experiment, participants said they trusted ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Social Sciences
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NASA extends TIMED mission for fourth time

Nine years after beginning its unprecedented look at the gateway between Earth's environment and space, not to mention collecting more data on the upper atmosphere than any other satellite, NASA's Thermosphere ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Coastal dolphins quieter than thought

Dolphins are thought to be able to communicate with each other over vast expanses of ocean, between distances as far as 15 miles apart. Studies of dolphin whistles have suggested that they should carry that far in water, ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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