Radar
U.S. military Electron launch first test for York satellite  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Rocket Lab is preparing to launch in late April or early May three U.S. military satellites including the... more
Tiny, fast, accurate technology on the radar  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A tiny, portable radar device could allow visually impaired people, or unmanned moving devices to detect objects in real time. more
Lessons learnt from the drift analysis of MH370 debris  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The precise last position of Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines (MH370) that disappeared from radar screens on 8 March 2014 is still unknown. Multiple large-scale search missions have failed. The... more
Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital  BBC · 5 days
Radar technology and tiny brain-monitors are just some of the devices being tested by a new research centre. more
Dutch chipmaker NXP makes China push by backing radar company Hawkeye  TechCrunch · 5 days
Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has come a long way since Qualcomm’s outsize $44 billion to acquire it fell through last year. In an announcement released on... more
Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's... more
Seven Useful Tips Every Apple Watch Owner Should Know  MacRumors · 5 days
There are lots of hidden shortcuts and features that have gone under the radar in watchOS, the operating... more
NASA's Cassini reveals surprises with Titan's lakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled... more
Cassini reveals surprises with Titan's lakes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled with methane. more
How autonomous ships can lead to safer waterways  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Even radar, navigation systems, GPS tracking and radio communications don't prevent ships from colliding. In 2017, collisions and groundings made up nearly 40% of all marine accidents, and over half of the... more
Bridging the gap between radar meteorology/hydrology/engineering and weather prediction  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Accurate weather prediction depends on a fundamental understanding of storm dynamics and cloud microphysics and their representation in numerical weather prediction (NWP) models, as well the optimal use of high-resolution... more
ShopBack, a cashback startup in Asia Pacific, raises $45M from Rakuten and others  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
ShopBack, a Singapore-based startup that offers cashback and consumer rewards in Asia Pacific, has closed a $45 million round led by new... more
Sinemia faces consumer pushback and a class action suit over a battery of complaints  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
When Sinemia first came across our radar, the company was happily riding the wave of anti-MoviePass publicity. With its chief... more
Low-bandwidth radar technology provides improved detection of objects  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have demonstrated a different type of ranging system for radar that possesses superior range resolution and is almost completely free of bandwidth limitations. The technology has important applications for the self-driving... more
SSTL and OSS Collaborate on Disruptive Smallsat SAR Payload  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Two of the UK’s leading Space sector companies, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Oxford Space Systems (OSS)... more
New real-time tracking system locates planes anywhere in the world  CBC · 3 weeks
New technology unveiled Tuesday is, for the first time, tracking jetliners anywhere in the world, in... more
Low-bandwidth radar technology provides improved detection of objects  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Radar technologies were originally designed to identify and track airborne military targets. Today they're more often used to detect motor vehicles, weather formations and geological terrain. more
Where space missions are born  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A high-resolution radar mission to Earth's 'evil twin' Venus, a spacecraft to detect the most powerful explosions in the Universe and an observatory for the cool, dusty cosmos to investigate the origins of stars: ESA's Concurrent Design Facility... more
Virtual tests for autonomous driving systems  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sensors in autonomous vehicles have to be extremely reliable, since in the future motorists will no longer constantly monitor traffic while underway. In the past these sensors were subjected to arduous road tests. The new ATRIUM... more
Where space missions are born  ESA · 3 weeks
A high-resolution radar mission to Earth’s ‘evil twin’ Venus, a spacecraft to detect the most powerful explosions in the Universe and an observatory for the cool,... more
Image: The Bosphorus Strait, Turkey  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, this image shows the narrow strait that connects eastern Europe to western Asia: the Bosphorus in northwest Turkey. The image contains satellite data stitched together from three radar scans acquired on 2... more
Nintendo’s cardboard Labo box teaches you the joy of cleaning up  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
The new Nintendo Labo cardboard kits have been all about imaginative possibilities, but one... more
Spotify expands personalization to its programmed playlists  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Spotify this morning announced a major change to how its playlists will operate, with the news that some of its previously human-curated playlists will now be personalized based on listeners’ tastes. Before, Spotify offered... more
Speaking up for invisible raptors  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Birds of prey such as owls, eagles, falcons and vultures are soaring and elegant predators. But many raptors worldwide have flown under the scientific radar and are all but invisible: Ten species of raptors, out of 557 total,... more
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