Internet access opens up the world in many ways.
Cellphones are constantly collecting location data from global satellites, but there is uncertainty about who is using these data, and for what purposes.
Advances in technology have enabled researchers to sequence the large regions of repetitive DNA that eluded the Human Genome Project.
To date, the program has provided nearly $10 million to roughly 137,000 of the country’s poorest citizens.
New research suggests 75% of the rainforest has become less resilient to stress since the early 2000s.
The nanosatellite constellation will detect, monitor and identify foreign vessels within the country’s maritime borders.
Australia’s bushfire response relies on foreign satellites, which are not designed to assess our highly flammable eucalypt-clad landscapes.
Clouds are central players in climate change, and ‘Path 99’ reveals them in a new light using data discarded by scientists.
Our data provides a common benchmark unbiased by reporting from companies or governments.
Forced labor is a widespread problem in fisheries on the high seas. Between 2012 and 2018, an estimated 100,000 people may have been victims of forced labor on thousands of different boats.
Researchers are using a newly developed satellite tag to study previously unknown aspects of tiger shark reproduction. This approach could be used on other difficult-to-study shark species.
It’s important to remember that most of this greening is due to growth of grasses, which respond more rapidly after rain.
By understanding how bushfire maps are created, and what their features represent, you can get better at spotting fake ones.
We pulled four before-and-after NASA satellite images and asked bushfire researcher Grant Williamson to reflect on the story they tell.
Free space optical communication will allow the same connectivity in space we already have on Earth. And this will provide benefits across a number of sectors.
Since 2008, Landsat data has been free for the world to use, spurring new applications and scientific research. But that door could soon slam shut.