Image: New Norcia deep-space ground tracking station
Twelve years ago this month, in March 2003, ESA inaugurated a new deep-space ground tracking station 8 km south of the town of New Norcia, which is about 150 km north of Perth, in Western Australia.
Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
Under Armour may be evolving into a fitness technology company
With its latest expansion, sports apparel-maker Under Armour could find itself in the company of Facebook, Pinterest and other well-known online names.
Under Armour buys fitness app startups
Athletic clothing maker Under Armour on Wednesday announced it is building its digital muscle with a pair of fitness application makers.
How to make train rails as straight as they should be
Scientists have combined three different methods to better understand and predict the behaviour of materials in rails.
Another wandering wolf arrives in southwest Oregon
Another wandering wolf has found its way to the Cascades of southwestern Oregon, where OR-7 has established his pack after trekking thousands of miles in search of a mate.
CES 2015: The connected dog
CES has gone to the dogs.
AirAsia disappearance fuels calls for real-time tracking
After the baffling disappearance in March of Flight MH370, critics accused the aviation industry of "dithering" over equipping jets with real-time tracking systems. Now, with another passenger plane lost, the call for action ...
College students use 'smart' technology in football helmets to detect injuries
Imagine a football helmet with brain wave probes and a device that measures acceleration forces to detect concussions on the field and directly communicate the information to medical staff.
Gift Guide: Five fitness trackers offer wide range
There are several fitness trackers to choose from, varying in what they measure and how easy they are to use. Here are five, ranked from budget to sophisticated, to give you a sense of the range available. ...
Disney Research builds computer models to analyze play in pro basketball and soccer
With the ball at the three-point line near the top of the key, what will Tim Duncan of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs do? Pass to a player posting up? Or does he take a shot? An analysis by Disney Research of ...
Researchers use X-ray video of guineafowl walking through poppy seeds to create a 3-D model of how tracks get made
Techniques for analysing smart phone data may help researchers understand marine species
Over the past 30 years, satellite tracking has revealed the otherwise invisible lives of the animals that occupy the skies, forests and oceans - and now scientists hope to apply the latest techniques used ...
NASA team proposes to use laser to track orbital debris
(Phys.org) —As participation in space exploration grows worldwide, so does the impact of orbital debris—man-made "space junk" that poses significant hazards to live spacecraft and astronauts should they ...