(Phys.org) -- The ability for computer technology to automatically create a society of smart, tolerant citizens may be more hype and hope than reality,according to a Penn State Altoona researcher.
Ditching satellites and complex, powerful computers and opting for camera technology inspired by small mammals may be the future of navigation systems.
By combining airborne laser technology, satellite mapping, and ground-based plot surveys, a team of researchers has produced the first large-scale, high-resolution estimates of carbon stocks in remote and fragile Madagascar. ...
When people think of space technologies, many think of solar panels, propulsion systems and guidance systems. One important piece of technology in spaceflight is an accurate timing device.
U.S. exports of advanced technology products (ATP) fared better than other non-advanced technology exports during the recent U.S. recession, says a new report from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
China launched its ninth navigation satellite on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing sources at the launch centre.
Nepal has ordered a new measurement of Mount Everest to determine exactly how high the world's highest mountain is.
Satellite tracking technology has revealed in detail for the very first time the annual movements of thousands of loggerhead turtles that live off the east coast of the US.
The heavy clank of machinery rings out across a seemingly deserted Outback mine site as an invisible satellite signal fires Rio Tinto's production line into motion.
The European Commission will on Thursday award Germany's OHB Technology a contract for at least eight satellites for its Galileo satnav system, dealing a blow to rival EADS Astrium, an industry source said.