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Asteroid Toutatis tumbles by Earth

While Asteroid 4179 Toutatis was never a threat to hit Earth during its quite-distant pass on Dec. 11-12, astronomers were keeping their instruments and eyes on this space rock to learn more about it, as well as learning ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Highly inflated Jupiters

There are currently 851 confirmed extra-solar planets. Of these, 289 were detected because their orbits (as seen from Earth) take them across the face of their host star, dimming the star's light in a transit event. The Kepler ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Astronomy
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Improving 3-D image capture in real time

A team of researchers of the Public University of Navarre has developed a technique that enables the processing in real time of 3-D images to be improved. The work, which has applications for 3-D video, aeronautics, the automotive ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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SPoRT captures scope of Hurricane Sandy outages

(—NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center has been applying enhanced, multispectral image analysis techniques to NASA satellite data to support the monitoring of SuperStorm Sandy's impacts, ...

dateNov 12, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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