News tagged with space

Predicting daily space weather will help keep your GPS on target

It's well known that severe space weather events โ€“ which are quite rare โ€“ can have a negative impact on our use of Global Positioning System (GPS) enabled devices. But our research, published in Geophysical Research Letters, shows that another form of space weather โ€“ which occurs on ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Shooting "color" in the blackness of space

It's a question that I've heard, in one form or another, for almost as long as I've been talking with the public about space. And, to be fair, it's not a terrible inquiry. After all, the smartphone in my ...

Dec 03, 2014
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Herschel observes Andromeda's past and future stars

Recently, the infrared Herschel Space Observatory, has taken a series of beautiful high-resolution infrared images of Andromeda. It is the first time we can see M31, at these wavelengths, at such a high resolution. ...

Dec 01, 2014
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