Archive: 03/27/2014

More than 1,000 satellites are flying overhead

The spotting of ocean debris by satellites during the search for the lost Malaysian airliner has drawn attention to those orbiting platforms. A primer on what's in orbit, with help from Nicholas Johnson, who retired Thursday ...

Mar 27, 2014
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Turkey moves to block YouTube but attempt fails

Turkish authorities pressed Thursday to block access to YouTube following similar action against Twitter, a move sure to provoke further outrage in a country where social media is widely used.

Mar 27, 2014
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Exploring the natural enemies of insect pests

A method of investigating whether aphid pests have been targeted by their gruesome enemies could shed new light on how farmland organisms interact, and potentially help protect important food crops.

Mar 27, 2014
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