Archive: 23/11/2010

ESA's ice mission goes live

With the commissioning of ESA's CryoSat now complete, the mission has been officially transferred to the operations team. This milestone marks the beginning of the satellite’s operational life delivering ice-thickness ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Google seeking Miramax films for YouTube

Google has been gradually adding professional content to YouTube in a bid to attract advertisers and turn a profit with the site it bought for 1.65 billion dollars four years ago.

dateNov 23, 2010 in Internet
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Ancient insects preferred warmer climates

For millions of years, insects and plants have coevolved—leaf-eaters adapting to the modifications of their hosts and plants changing to protect themselves from herbivory. The abundance and diversity of both insects ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Ecology
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Express map delivery from space

( -- Meeting the environmental needs of an ever-expanding Europe requires consistent and regularly updated information on its land cover and use. As part of ESA's GlobCorine project, a pan-European land cover ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Environment
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