News tagged with venice

'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for surfing waves than the Web. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have ...

dateOct 22, 2014 in Business
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NASA image: Venice Lagoon from orbit

A narrow barrier island protects the Lagoon of Venice from storm waves in the northern Adriatic Sea, and breakwaters protect inlets to the lagoon. Red tiles on the roofs of Venice contrast with the grays of the sister city ...

dateJun 03, 2014 in Space Exploration
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The science of saving Venice

(Phys.org) —How will regions around the world adapt to an increase in sea levels? A project looking at how Venice can manage its rising waters is a remarkable case study for flood-prone environments elsewhere.

dateOct 10, 2013 in Environment
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Venice hasn't stopped sinking after all: study

The water flowing through Venice's famous canals laps at buildings a little higher every year – and not only because of a rising sea level. Although previous studies had found that Venice has stabilized, new measurements ...

dateMar 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Pasta-shaped radio waves beamed across Venice

A group of Italian and Swedish researchers appears to have solved the problem of radio congestion by cleverly twisting radio waves into the shape of fusilli pasta, allowing a potentially infinite number of channels to be ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in General Physics
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Venice to suffer fewer storm surges

(PhysOrg.com) -- Venice – the City of Dreams – may have one less nightmare to deal with following a finding that the frequency of extreme storm surge events generated by Adriatic Sea tempests could fall by about ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Environment
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Nearly half of Venice underwater

Much of the historic Italian city of Venice, including St. Mark's Square, was underwater Monday following a meteorological depression combined with natural tide waters, officials said.

dateNov 30, 2009 in Environment
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