5G wireless networks will improve phone service and make communications a whole lot faster. But 5G could also screw up weather forecasts, researchers say.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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When an American pilot went down over the Soviet Union in the 1960s, the US launched a spy satellite. Its data now helps monitor the bobak marmot.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~4 min
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Tiny satellites could be the key to a global quantum internet network. That could mean internet from space on Earth, and communication between spacecraft.
June 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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A new AI model that maps moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states opens the door for better wildfire predictions.
May 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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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."
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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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.
Dec. 18, 2019 • ~7 min
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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.
Dec. 3, 2019 • ~6 min
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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.
Nov. 4, 2019 • ~4 min
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