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Remote Sensing

The Fog is Clearing

Dissipating density challenges and observes

evaporating water desublimates into ice crystals

Abstract Art

Earth is passing through a stream of debris from ancient Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower.

EARTH DAY METEOR SHOWER: Earth is passing through a stream of debris from ancient Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower.

Prof. Peter Brown of the Universiy of Western Ontario reports that “the Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar (CMOR) just finished processing orbital data from last night and the Lyrids are showing up quite nicely. 180 more words


Space isn't just the final frontier—it's a dangerous venue for geopolitical brinksmanship

Whether it’s Russia’s military adventures in the Crimea or China’s less-than-neighborly attempt to exert influence in the South China Sea, international tensions are on the rise—and if those tensions lead to accidents in space, neither the community of nations nor the US has the tools to prevent such a conflict from spinning out of control and costing billions. 370 more words

Arcus Adds Residence

In the latest from Gold Team 2, Planet Arcus, the front line of the battle between trading guilds and the Pirate Clans, has added residences on the planet surface, complete with forcefields to keep out harmful gasses. 27 more words


Rail Guns and You

The United States Navy recently announced the unveiling of their prototype rail gun to the public (see here) coming this July. This five hundred million dollar monster is designed to throw a 23 pound projectile at least one hundred miles at Mach 7. 1,642 more words