Spectacular 3-D sketching system revolutionizes design interaction and collaboration
Collaborative three-dimensional sketching is now possible thanks to a system known as Hyve-3D that University of Montreal researchers are presenting today at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver.
X-rays in five seconds
Wanting to replace the medical equipment for taking X-rays, the Mexican Society of Radiology (CMR) created a system of digital x-ray imaging, which replaces the traditional plaque by a solid detector, which ...
Northwest Territories on fire and smoke drifts over Labrador Sea
The fires on the shores of the Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories in Canada do not seem in any hurry to be extinguished. In this natural-color satellite image which was collected by the Moderate ...
Monkeys take 'selfies,' sparking copyright dispute
Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?
NASA sees Typhoon Halong approaching Japan
NASA's Terra satellite grabbed a look at Typhoon Halong as it was nearing the Japanese islands of Minamidaito and Kitadaito and headed for a landfall in the main islands of southern Japan.
Satellite shows Bertha merged with frontal system in North Atlantic
A visible satellite image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows that Post-Tropical Storm Bertha was merging with a frontal system in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Image: Rosetta's target up close
(Phys.org) —Close up detail focusing on a smooth region on the 'base' of the 'body' section of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The image was taken by Rosetta's Onboard Scientific Imaging System (OSIRIS) ...
Researchers enable robots to see through solid walls with Wi-Fi (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Wi-Fi makes all kinds of things possible. We can send and receive messages, make phone calls, browse the Internet, even play games with people who are miles away, all without the cords and wires ...
NASA sees heavy rain in Hurricane Iselle as it heads toward Hawaii
NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM flew directly over the eye of powerful Hurricane Iselle and found extremely heavy rainfall rates occurring there.
NASA sees Typhoon Halong's eye wink
As Super Typhoon Halong tracks north through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have seen the powerful storm appear to wink at space as it developed and "opened" an eye and then ...
NASA catches the brief life of Tropical Storm Nakri
The low pressure area known as System 96W struggled to organize for a week and finally became Tropical Storm Nakri on August 2 as the Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. Nakri had a short life, however, ...
Explaining the shape of freezing droplets
A water droplet deposited onto an icecold surface clearly has more effect than a drop in the ocean: the droplet will freeze in a peculiar way, forming a pointy tip. Scientists of the University of Twente ...
NASA sees Tropical Storm Bertha leaving the Bahamas
Tropical Storm Bertha took a "vacation" in the Bahamas on August 3 and NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the storm that appeared be centered over "Crooked Island."
Image: Rub' al Khali desert imaged by Sentinel-1
Rolling sand dunes in the expansive Rub' al Khali desert on the southern Arabian Peninsula are pictured in this radar image from the Sentinel-1A satellite.