A new AI model that maps moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states opens the door for better wildfire predictions.
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"Over time, people are actually creating their landscape. They're not degrading it necessarily. They're creating a landscape that is preferable for people."
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A new design could pave the way for using thousands of satellites connected with lasers to deliver "internet from space" to remote regions.
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Zooplankton migration is "the greatest migration on Earth. It happens every day and it's amazing." A satellite view reveals the hordes of tiny creatures.
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A new method can show how Houston has grown over the last 20 years, which can also serve as a warning about future flooding in the city.
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Glaciologists used 25 years of satellite data to create a new map of Antarctica ice velocity that is 10 times more accurate than previous ones.
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Data from satallites could help scientists build an app to warn us of wildfires half an hour before they hit.
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Rocket fuels are so carcinogenic that people who work with them need to suit up as if they were going to space. A cleaner safer option may be possible.
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