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November 21, 2014
Subtle shifts in the Earth could forecast earthquakes, tsunamis
Tampa FL (SPX) Nov 18, 2014
Earthquakes and tsunamis can be giant disasters no one sees coming, but now an international team of scientists led by a University of South Florida professor have found that subtle shifts in the earth's offshore plates can be a harbinger of the size of the disaster. In a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, USF geologist Tim Dixon and the team report that a geological phenomenon called "slow slip events" identified just 15 years ago is a useful tool in ide ... read more
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New sites will boost European search and rescue
A trio of stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of our continent, ready to pick up distress calls via satellite from all across Europe and its surrounding waters. The ground n ... more

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet
A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of t ... more

Did men evolve navigation skills to find mates?
A University of Utah study of two African tribes found evidence that men evolved better navigation ability than women because men with better spatial skills - the ability to mentally manipulate obje ... more
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GPS satellites might be able to detect elusive dark matter
The everyday use of a GPS device might be to find your way around town or even navigate a hiking trail, but for two physicists, the Global Positioning System might be a tool in directly detecting an ... more


Russia to place global navigation stations in China
Several ground bases of Russia's Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) will be deployed in China, a Russian company said on Tuesday. "We with our Chinese colleagues have already inspect ... more
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Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite
An enhanced surveillance suite is to be provided and installed on upgraded Canadian military LAV III armored vehicles by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. ... more

Telit Introduces Jupiter SL871-S GPS Module
Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules and services, today debuted the Jupiter SL871-S, designed for easy migration between a full-GNSS ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014


Atomic timekeeping, on the go
What time is it? The answer, no matter what your initial reference may be - a wristwatch, a smartphone, or an alarm clock - will always trace back to the atomic clock. The international stan ... more

Moving cameras talk to each other to identify, track pedestrians
It's not uncommon to see cameras mounted on store ceilings, propped up in public places or placed inside subways, buses and even on the dashboards of cars. Cameras record our world down to the ... more

Galileo satellite set for new orbit
ESA's fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a prelude to its health being confirmed. The aim is to ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


A New Australian Spacecraft Begins Concept Testing
Project ThunderStruck is the brainchild of Australian aerospace entrepreneur Robert Brand. The craft, code-named ThunderStruck is a small winged spacecraft able to re-enter the atmosphere from orbit ... more

Funding for Uber could push value past $30 bn: report
The popular car-sharing startup Uber could see its value top $30 billion after a new round of funding, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. ... more
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Fresh snow hits northeastern US in killer storm

Global October temperatures record high for month: US

$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Cut the salt: Green solutions for highway snow and ice control


Air Force orders more Griffin missiles from Raytheon
The U.S. Air Force has given Raytheon an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for supply of Griffin missiles and support services. ... more

New Paveway IV capability for upgraded Typhoon fighters
An upgraded Royal Air Force Typhoon jet fighter has demonstrated the ability to simultaneously drop multiple Paveway IV-equipped precision-guided bombs. ... more

KVH Receives Order for Military Navigation Systems
KVH Industries has announced that it has received a $4.3 million order for its TACNAV tactical navigation systems from a new customer who is a major defense contractor providing armored vehicles for ... more

Study shows tectonic plates not rigid, deform horizontally in cooling process
The puzzle pieces of tectonic plates that make up the outer layer of the earth are not rigid and don't fit together as nicely as we were taught in high school. A study published in the journal ... more

Brazil Indians in race to save ancestral lands
Government foot-dragging has spurred a race by Brazil's Munduruku Indians to mark off their ancestral lands in the Amazon before they are wiped out by a planned hydroelectric complex. ... more
Orbital Debris Workshop - On November 18-20 - University of Maryland Joint One Radio


Drones over French nuclear plants: what's the risk?
French authorities have been left scratching their heads as unidentified drones zoom over nuclear plants across the country and while they pose no danger to the rock-solid structures, the mysterious phenomenon raises several concerns, experts say. ... more

FY 15 launch schedule kicks off with GPS IIF-8 liftoff from 'The Cape'
The U.S. Air Force supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force's eighth Block IIF navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System at 1:21 ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
South Korea urged to build facility for nuclear waste by 2055

Cloaking device hides across continuous range of angles

UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials

China unveils energy strategy, targets for 2020

Two new baryon particles discovered; aligns with York prediction

Ageing Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home

Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China


A GPS from the chemistry set


Spotlighting the sun


Umbrella-shaped ultramarathon to support Hong Kong protests


No Galileo nav-sat launch for December - Arianespace


'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland


Britain taps Raytheon, Thales for IFF upgrade study


Satellites for smart logging


Harris to provide geospatial products intelligence agency


Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS


Global surge of big earthquakes and implications for Cascadia

'Twisted rope' clue to dangerous solar storms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

Galileo duo handed over in excellent shape

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

Tiny "Nanoflares" Might Heat the Sun's Corona

Sections Of San Andreas Fault In San Francisco Area Are Locked Up

Nimbus: NASA Remembers First Earth Observations

ISRO to Launch India's Third Navigation Satellite on October 16

Sri Lanka faces EU fish export ban

Inquiry reveals design stage shortcoming in Galileo navigation system

Russian Phone Operators Could Become GLONASS Shareholders

Rocket fuel freeze caused EU satellite mislaunch: probe

NMSU Physical Science Lab tests unmanned aircraft over active mine

New Marine Corps intel contract for Engility

Updated XyDial app offers greater optimization of solar energy

Ultrafast Internet opens up new possibilities: experts

ADS and Exelis To Provide ENVI Users Integrated Access to Imagery

London cabbies streets ahead with 'inner GPS': Nobel winner

US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

Europe sat-nav launch glitch linked to frozen pipe

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