NASA Satellite Photos Compare Before and After Sandy The second, with clouds still present from Sandy, was taken at 2:52 a.m. ET, Nov. 1. “Both images were captured by the VIIRS ‘day-night band,’ which detects light in a range of wavelengths from green to near-infrared and uses filtering techniques to ... 11/23/2016 - 11:43 pm | View Link
NASA Detects Strange Light Shooting Out from Black Hole NASA's NuSTAR telescope has detected unusual activity in the supermassive black hole Markarian 335. Images clearly show a strange light emitting from the black hole. So far, science had determined that black holes can swallow up various objects but it's ... 11/9/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
NASA detects odd X-ray signal 240 million light years away There's never a dull moment — er, light year — in outer space. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton spotted an unusual X-ray signal in the data received from the Perseus galaxy cluster some 240 million light years ... 06/25/2014 - 10:55 am | View Link
NASA Detects Mysterious X-Ray Signal 240 Million Light Years Away NASA astronomers have detected a signal, characterized by a “spike of intensity at a very specific wavelength of X-ray light,” in the Perseus galaxy cluster, 240 million light years from Earth. According to Gizmodo, NASA scientists don’t yet know ... 06/24/2014 - 4:39 pm | View Link
NASA detects mysterious signal 240 million light years away from Earth Astronomers have detected a mysterious signal 240 million light years away from Earth, in the Perseus Cluster (top), one of the most massive objects in the Universe. The unidentified signal is a "spike of intensity at a very specific wavelength of X-ray light. 06/24/2014 - 9:15 am | View Link
NASA Earth Observatory : Home climate change, global climate change, global warming, natural hazards, Earth, environment, remote sensing, atmosphere, land processes, oceans, volcanoes, land cover ... 12/4/2016 - 5:41 am | View Website
Kepler: How Kepler Finds Planets Ways to Learn About How Kepler Finds Planets. Exoplanet Transit Hunt (interactive: simulation of Kepler planet-finding by the transit method) Planet Hunters 12/3/2016 - 6:21 pm | View Website
NASA Earth Observatory : Home Explore the causes and effects of climatic and environmental change through the use of real satellite data. 12/3/2016 - 10:22 am | View Website
Chandra X-ray Observatory Chandra NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a telescope specially designed to detect X-ray emission from very hot regions of the Universe such as exploded stars ... 12/2/2016 - 5:54 pm | View Website
Kepler Mission FAQ A1. How will Kepler detect planets? The Kepler Mission is designed to detect planets as they pass in front of their stars which causes a tiny dip in the stars’ light. 12/1/2016 - 7:35 pm | View Website
Just because a company has a dividend does not always mean that the company is a desirable investment. While every company can hit rough patches, companies with dividends, especially high-yield dividends, can see their share prices drop big time if there is a whiff of trouble that could lead to an eventual cut to its payout.
Costco (NASDAQ: COST) did something risky -- some would say foolhardy -- in June 2016, when it dropped its longtime credit card partner American Express (NYSE: AXP) in favor of Visa cards from Citigroup (NYSE: C). It was a challenging move because all of its members who had the former American Express card would need to be issued the new Visa card and activate it.
AeroVironment stock fell out of the sky today. Image source: Getty Images. Tiny drone-maker AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) took a tumble Wednesday morning, falling as much as 12% in early trading, before recovering to a recent decline of about 9.7% as of 11 a.m. EST. Continue reading
According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, shares of the leading RNA interference drugmaker Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY) gained 18.5% last month. The biotech's stock was lifted up by both the insurgent victory of Donald Trump -- presumably because of his less vitriolic stance on U. S. drug pricing schemes than Hillary Clinton -- along with Sanofi's (NYSE: SNY) decision to opt-in to co-develop and co-commercialize the experimental hemophilia treatment fitusiran in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe.
Image source: Sigma Designs. Shares of semiconductor company Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) tumbled on Wednesday following a mixed quarterly report. Sigma beat analyst estimates for earnings but fell short on revenue, leading the stock to drop 31% by 11 a.m. EST. Sigma reported third-quarter revenue of $62.7 million, up 1.9% year over year but about $0.7 million lower than the average analyst estimate.
Dividend-paying stocks are a great way to combine current income with the prospects for future growth. Many investors looking for the top dividend-paying stocks in the market turn to a strategy known as the Dogs of the Dow to maximize both income and returns. All 30 of the components of the Dow Jones Industrials (DJINDICES: ^DJI) are stocks that pay dividends, but by focusing on some of the top-yielding stocks in the average, you can capture more in dividend payments -- and sometimes produce great returns.