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 ...
Locata positioning hits ground at New Mexico missile range
Future storage on rewind: IBM, FUJIFILM envision cassette as #1
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 ...
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 ...
New 4G network could cause widespread GPS dead zones
Glitch shows how much US military relies on GPS
A problem that rendered as many as 10,000 U.S. military GPS receivers useless for days is a warning to safeguard a system that enemies would love to disrupt, a defense expert says.
GPS getting an upgrade - for $8 billion
US military developing geolocation system for underground
Third time a charm: SpaceX launches commercial satellite (Update 3)
The private US company SpaceX said it successfully launched on Tuesday its first commercial satellite, designed to provide telecommunications services to China and other Asian countries.
World timekeepers wrangle over scrapping leap second
Timekeeping experts failed Friday to reach a decision on scrapping the four-decade-old practice of adding extra seconds to clocks, a system opponents say causes headaches in a hi-tech, interconnected world.
'Ferrari of space' set to fall to Earth
A science satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" for its sleek, finned looks will shortly run out of fuel and fall to Earth after a successful mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) says.