News tagged with infrared signal

Portable device detects soil contamination

( -- The RemScan device uses an infrared signal to directly measure petroleum hydrocarbons in soil. The user simply pulls the trigger for a result in 15 seconds. The traditional method for measuring petroleum contamination ...

dateJul 24, 2012 in Environment
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NASA satellite shows a mean Irene's fury

( -- After pounding North Carolina and Virginia on Aug. 27, Hurricane Irene made a second landfall near Little Egg Inlet, N.J., early Sunday morning, Aug. 28, still as a category one hurricane with maximum sustained ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Dawn beams back asteroid science data

( -- The Dawn spacecraft has completed a graceful spiral into the first of four planned science orbits during the spacecraft's yearlong visit to Vesta. The spacecraft started taking detailed observations on Aug. ...

dateAug 12, 2011 in Space Exploration
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