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Sharp-eyed Proba-V works around the clock

More than 5000 images, 65 daily global maps and six 10-day global syntheses, plus a quick peek at the Olympics: in its first two months of work, the vegetation-monitoring Proba-V minisatellite has yielded ...

Feb 19, 2014
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Science, not muscle, driving many Olympic wins

Nineteen-year-old Slovakian luger Josef Petrulak competed in the Sochi Olympics in a 22-year-old sled. That's right: His sled is three years older than he is. His German rivals get a new sled every year, ...

Feb 14, 2014
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Image: NASA satellite eyes Sochi Olympic sites

It's not often that the Winter Olympic Games come with an ocean view, but that's what we are getting this year at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Sochi is the warmest city ever to host the winter games, ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Kerry gets his Twitter account back (Update)

A year into the job US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday enthusiastically relaunched his Twitter account, and appeared ready to flood the social networking site with messages.

Feb 04, 2014
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