Signs of ancient Mars lakes and quakes seen in new map
Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from "marsquakes" shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes.
Saturn's moons: What a difference a decade makes
Almost immediately after NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft made their brief visits to Saturn in the early 1980s, scientists were hungry for more. The Voyagers had offered them only a brief glimpse of a family ...
Tone mapping technique creates 'hyper-real' look
A new image processing technique developed by Disney Research Zurich could make high dynamic range (HDR) video look better when shown on consumer-quality displays by preserving much of the rich visual detail ...
Microsoft, NORAD track Santa and Google watches him too
Rare treasure made by Elizabethan mapmaker goes on display in Manchester
A unique 17th century map of Lancashire recently found in The University of Manchester's John Rylands Library has been placed on public display for the first time.
Amazon frogs found to build mental maps of their local area
Touch-responsive 3-D maps provide independence to the visually impaired
These maps are made for talking. And touching. And they're beautiful, too.
Big-data mining project gives birds-eye view of the G20
A QUT researcher is mapping the G20 Leaders' Summit as it plays out on Twitter and Instagram to find out how the event is affecting those inside the "barricades".
Undergrads use sonar to uncover Lake Union shipwrecks
Below the kayakers, seaplanes and construction cranes in Seattle's Lake Union lie unseen relics of the city's history. Shipwrecks from past generations rest just below the busy surface.
Cassini sees sunny seas on Titan
(Phys.org) —As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas.
Walk through buildings from your own device
Would you like to visit The Frick Collection art museum in New York City but can't find the time? No problem. You can take a 3-D virtual tour that will make you feel like you are there, thanks to Yasutaka ...
Researchers use cellphone data to construct population density maps
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Students create interactive tool that tells the story of global change
An innovative project led by Stanford students harnesses the power of first-person and local news stories – presented in an interactive online map – to help people grasp the science of global environmental impacts on their communities. ...