One sector that doesn’t get a lot of attention when it comes to Big Data is agriculture. Yet the AgriTech sector and agroculture as a whole are finding innovative and powerful ways to leverage Big Data. 208 more words
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NOAA's new weather satellite reaches geostationary orbit; promises improvement in weather forecasting
The nation’s most advanced weather satellite has reached geostationary orbit and will soon begin helping the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration improve weather forecasting.
Capable of imaging the entire western hemisphere of Earth every 15 minutes and the continental United States every five minutes, GOES-16 is expected to improve NOAA’s ability to predict and track thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes and anticipate solar activity that can impact human activities on Earth. 623 more words
After the discovery of gravitational waves, there’s a lot of talk about Einstein’s General Relativity. We usually talk about it in the context of black holes and other things we don’t quite see every day, but I bet you held a relativity experiment… 289 more words