Archive: 21/08/2012

NASA sees an active tropical Atlantic again

The Atlantic Ocean is kicking into high gear with low pressure areas that have a chance at becoming tropical depressions, storms and hurricanes. Satellite imagery from NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have provided visible, ...

dateAug 21, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Apps now key to small-business savings

Theater design consultant Joshua Allen doesn't routinely travel the country with a laptop for work anymore. The Apple iPad has become Allen's go-to traveling companion. "At first I was hesitant," he said. But then, "My bag ...

dateAug 21, 2012 in Software
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Hands-on supercomputing

Almoutaz El Hassan, a researcher from The University of Texas at San Antonio, develops rainfall–runoff modeling tools to help officials manage issues like flood management and water conservation.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Fantastic Phobos

( -- Some 135 years after its discovery, Mars’ largest moon Phobos is seen in fantastic detail – and in 3D – in an image taken by ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft as it passed just 100 km by.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Space Exploration
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