News tagged with space

Satellites map fire on Saddleworth Moor

The U.K. Space Agency has worked with partners to activate the Copernicus Emergency Management Service to provide satellite mapping to aid the response to fires burning on Saddleworth Moor, Greater Manchester.

dateJun 29, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Four other things ECOSTRESS can see

NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) is designed to study how plants respond to heat and water stress by measuring the temperature of Earth's vegetation at all times of day ...

dateJun 29, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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The fingerprints of molecules in space

Physicists at the University of Innsbruck are on the hunt for nitrogen-containing molecules in space. Using terahertz spectroscopy, they directly measured two spectral lines for one particular molecule for the first time. ...

dateJun 28, 2018 in General Physics
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