News tagged with detailed map

Europe's star-hunter Gaia enters orbit

A billion-dollar star-hunting telescope slotted into its operational orbit Wednesday prior to harvesting data for the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.

Jan 08, 2014
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Chasing a common cold virus

(Phys.org)—As the cold and flu season makes its annual visit, a team of researchers, using Argonne's Advanced Photon Source, continue to complete a detailed map of the human adenovirus—one of several ...

Oct 22, 2012
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Nokia in map deal with Oracle

(AP)—Nokia says it will make its maps and location services available to customers of Oracle Corp. with a built-in link created by the U.S software maker.

Oct 01, 2012
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The Milky Way now has a twin (or two)

(Phys.org)—Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local Universe.

Aug 23, 2012
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Crowds create Wikipedia-style maps of the world

When Benjamin Gleitzman moved from New York to the San Francisco Bay area, he used a talking turn-by-turn driving app to guide him across the country. In the middle of Wyoming, the voice told him to turn left ...

Mar 19, 2012
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Most accurate measurements of big-city pollution

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of NASA's satellites has provided the most detailed map yet of the pollution generated by some of the world’s biggest cities, and given an indication of the volume of emissions of ...

Sep 23, 2011 report
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Cell phone data threatens users' privacy: expert

The recent discovery that Apple’s iPhone tracks its users’ locations and automatically stores that data in unencrypted form is a “serious threat to the privacy of American citizens,” argues ...

May 05, 2011
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