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Who measures global temperature?

This June was the hottest June ever on record, July was the hottest July ever on record. We just hit a 15-months streak* of record-breaking temperatures [ 402 more words

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Here's what Austin looked like from space nearly 50 years ago

In 1969, NASA sent Apollo 9 to travel the dark unknown and survey the moon’s orbit. But like anyone who’s ended up in an impressive location and taken a selfie, those in charge couldn’t resist snapping a few shots of Earth from above. 244 more words

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DatNav: Researching Human Rights in the Digital Age

From online videos of war crimes, to satellite images of rights violations in areas as reclusive as North Korea, to eyewitness accounts disseminated on social media, we have access to more relevant data today than ever before. 459 more words

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First "Hack-proof" Satellite launched

China on Tuesday launched the world’s first quantum satellite QUESS (Quantum Experiments at Space Scale) nicknamed as Micius, that will allow the country to ensure secure communications and conduct experiments in quantum physics. 317 more words