Network Link for use in Google Earth that dynamically displays the 50 closest WiFi Wireless Internet Hotspots. The database of hotspots is growing every hour. Coverage is limited to the US at this point. Will continue to update the database with WiFi Hotspots.
The explosion in one of the four reactors of the nuclear power station at Chernobyl on April 25, 1986, was an ecological accident on a continental scale. The radioactive pollution first crossed the frontier with Belorussia, then entered rain clouds, thus contaminating all of northwestern Europe. The extent of the disaster found expression in the popular saying that arose at the time, “Rare is t...
The Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Chinese: 上海光源) is a synchrotron in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. It is in a building with a futuristic snail-shaped roof, located in an eighteen-hectare campus at Shanghai National Synchrotron Radiation Centre, on the Zhang-Jiang High-Tech Abstract Park in Pudong.
FIRMS offers an auto-updating KML (using KML NetworkLinks) to visualize the latest MODIS Hotspot detections for most parts of the globe on Google™ Earth. The KML file will automatically refresh every two hours and downloads the latest available MODIS Hotspot detections. Alternatively, you can refresh the KML from within Google™ Earth.
A European cooperation in science. Eighteen nations work together to use the extremely bright beams of light produced by the ESRF's high-performance storage ring to study a remarkably wide range of materials, from biomolecules to nanomagnets, and ancient Egyptian cosmetics to metallic foams.
This is the horn antenna of the Bell Laboratories. In 1964 Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias accidentally discovered with this antenna the Cosmic microwave background radiation, considered as the best evidence for the Big Bang theory.
In 1978, Wilson and Penzias received the Nobel Price for their discovery.
On March 22, (2011) US carrier George Washington has left the naval facility at Yokosuka in south of Tokyo, where it was undergoing repairs, amid concerns over radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant. USS George Washington will remain in the local waters of Japan as part of US's comprehensive support and commitment to Japan.