Researchers find winds on Uranus and Neptune confined to thin atmosphere layer
Dying supergiant stars implicated in hours-long gamma-ray bursts
(Phys.org) —Three unusually long-lasting stellar explosions discovered by NASA's Swift satellite represent a previously unrecognized class of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). Two international teams of astronomers ...
US army seeks new technology to replace GPS
The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon's research agency said Wednesday.
Locata positioning hits ground at New Mexico missile range
Future storage on rewind: IBM, FUJIFILM envision cassette as #1
GOES-R EXIS instrument ready for integration
The first of six instruments that will fly on GOES-R, NOAA's next-generation of geostationary operational environmental satellites, has been completed on schedule, seven months before its scheduled installation ...
Satellite instrument package to assess space weather ready for delivery
A multimillion dollar University of Colorado Boulder instrument package to study space weather has passed its pre-installation testing and is ready to be incorporated onto a National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Sharing data links in networks of cars
Wi-Fi is coming to our cars. Ford Motor Co. has been equipping cars with Wi-Fi transmitters since 2010; according to an Agence France-Presse story last year, the company expects that by 2015, 80 percent of ...
New 4G network could cause widespread GPS dead zones
NOAA study suggests aerosols might be inhibiting global warming
Hubble discovers another moon around Pluto
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The tiny, new satellite, temporarily designated P4, was uncovered in a Hubble survey ...
US military developing geolocation system for underground
GPS getting an upgrade - for $8 billion
Simple view of gravity does not fully explain distribution of stars in crowded clusters
(Phys.org)—Gravity remains the dominant force on large astronomical scales, but when it comes to stars in young star clusters the dynamics in these crowded environments cannot be simply explained by the ...