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NASA Northern quadrant strength in Tropical Cyclone Lili
12:02pm, 10th May, 2019

NASA Northern quadrant strength in Tropical Cyclone Lili

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite used infrared light to analyze the strength of storms in Tropical Cyclone Lili as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean. Infrared data provides temperature information, and the strong...
Precise temperature measurements with invisible light
6:27pm, 9th May, 2019

Precise temperature measurements with invisible light

(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) NIST researchers have invented a portable, remarkably stable thermometer capable of measuring temperatures to a precision of within a few thousandths of a degree Celsius.
VR can improve quality of life for people with dementia
7:55am, 9th May, 2019

VR can improve quality of life for people with dementia

(University of Kent) Virtual reality (VR) technology could vastly improve the quality of life for people with dementia by helping to recall past memories, reduce aggression and improve interactions with caregivers, new research by the University of K...