Archive: 06/11/2014

ESA image: Station over Darmstadt

This image is a composite of nine photos taken 5–10 minutes after midnight on 6–7 June 2014 and shows the International Space Station with the Expedition 40 crew, including ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Checking up on tropical sunlight

Science is not settled on a bet or a hunch. Measurements and data feed conclusions and provide clarity. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that two ground-based stations on a tropical ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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A telescope is born: Australia SKA Pathfinder

It may look like just dots on a page, but an image of distant galaxies taken last week represents a huge step forward for CSIRO's Australia SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope in Western Australia.

dateJun 11, 2014 in Astronomy
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China's startups hope for boom after Alibaba IPO

Nils Pihl has spent 18 months building what he calls cutting-edge software to crunch "really big data sets." But instead of going to Silicon Valley, the 27-year-old Swede and his four colleagues have been ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Business
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