Invisible Cirrus Clouds These kinds of cirrus are called “sub-visible” because they can’t be detected using only visible light. MODIS’ 1.38µm channel detects electromagnetic radiation in the infrared region of the spectrum. These images were made from data collected on ... 03/17/2017 - 5:33 am | View Link
Science Scanner: NASA Detects Light from Earth-like Planet It what it calls an historic step in the search for signs of life on other planets, NASA says its astronomers have detected light coming from a “super-Earth” planet 41 light years away. It marks the first time direct light from a rocky super-Earth ... 12/31/1969 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Here's Nasa's very first look at TRAPPIST-1 in Gif form Okay, this may not be much to look at, but the pixelated animation shows the amount of light detected by each pixel in a small ... for Kepler’s small movements in space. “Kepler detects a change in brightness when a planet passes in front of a star ... 03/14/2017 - 3:44 am | View Link
These Mind-Blowing New Images From NASA Reveal The Invisible Universe ... X-ray Observatory detects X-rays Galaxy Evolution Explorer detects ultra-violet rays Hubble Space Telescope detects visible light Spitzer Space Telescope detects infrared light NASA also uses telescopes on the ground like the Australia Telescope ... 12/31/1969 - 7:00 pm | View Link
NASA's Fermi Detects the Highest-Energy Light From a Solar Flare This image from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (LAT) shows how the entire sky looked on March 7 in the light of gamma rays with energies beyond 100 MeV. Although the Vela pulsar is the brightest continuous LAT source, it was outmatched this day by the X5.4 ... 12/31/1969 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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 ... 03/21/2017 - 9:21 am | View Website
NASA detects ‘comet or asteroid’ hurtling toward Earth ... LOOK OUT NASA detects gigantic comet approaching Earth and it’s so huge you’ll be able to see it from Britain 03/21/2017 - 6:50 am | View Website
Night Lights 2012 This new image of the Earth at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite over nine days ... 03/20/2017 - 8:56 pm | View Website
See the Infrared Photo Album! :: NASA Space Place See the Infrared Photo Album! Pass the magic lens over the scene. You will see how the world would look if your eyes could see a different kind of light ... 03/19/2017 - 9:44 am | View Website
NASA Detects "Powerful Signals from the Center of the ... NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has found a signal at the center of the neighboring Andromeda galaxy that could indicate the presence of the mysterious dark ... 02/21/2017 - 10:44 pm | View Website
The ink has barely dried on Airbnb's new Chinese name, but the jokes have come fast.
To launch Trips in China, U. S. home-rental company showed off a new name to match, Aibiying.
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It says Aibiying (爱彼迎) means to "welcome each other with love."
But the Chinese think it sounds awkward, and isn't easily understood.
One Weibo user griped that it's hard to pronounce two similar-sounding syllables one after the other.
He also added that Aibiying sounds more like "to love to fulfill requests" or worse, "to love Bing" — Microsoft's search engine's Chinese name is "Biying." Read more
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Apple is not getting any special treatment from the Indian government.
Despite the company’s imminent plans to begin manufacturing iPhones in the country, the Indian government remains committed to not folding to the Cupertino giant’s demands.
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When asked if the government has accepted the iPhone maker’s demands, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Rajya Sabha (Council of States) that the ministry has said "no" to "most" of them.
Apple has put up an "unprecedented" list of demands before the government.
Here's a shrimp that'll require a pretty big barbie on which to throw it.
More accurately, it's a giant leader prawn. And it just so happens to be as large as a human forearm and weighs 300 grams (10 oz).
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The crustacean was captured in Australia's Gulf of Carpentaria, where it was photographed by Kai Thomas and sent to ABC News.
Dubai airport chief says electronics ban will have minimal impact on passenger numbersReutersDUBAI, March 23 A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U. S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday.