Forging a photo is easy, but how do you spot a fake?
Faking photographs is not a new phenomenon. The Cottingley Fairies seemed convincing to some in 1917, just as the images recently broadcast on Russian television, purporting to be satellite images showin ...
NASA image: Smoke and haze over China
Smoke and haze hang over a large portion of eastern China in this image captured by the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2014. China uses the method of "slash and burn" agriculture to rid their fields of leftover ...
ESA image: Sahara desert, Algeria
This satellite image was captured over southeastern Algeria in the heart of the Sahara desert.
Aqua satellite eyeing Tropical Cyclone Nilofar in Arabian Sea
Tropical Cyclone 04A continues to intensify and had been renamed Tropical Cyclone Nilofar when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on Oct. 27.
Harnessing crowds to analyze clouds
(Phys.org) —When it comes to analyzing hurricanes and other tropical cyclones, lack of data isn't the problem. Scientists have 30 years' worth of satellite images of these massive storms. However, what ...
Satellite images shed light, or lack thereof, on the impact of the Syrian conflict
An interesting new paper recently published in the International Journal of Remote Sensing which hypothesises that night-time light can be a useful source for monitoring humanitarian crises, such as that u ...
Image: Egmont National Park on New Zealand's North Island from orbit
Egmont National Park on New Zealand's North Island is pictured in this satellite image.