The Northern Sky Research (NSR) Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 8th Edition report finds that despite a slow 2017 across the board, the global satellite manufacturing and launch market is poised to generate more than $250 billion in the next decade. As commercial and government players begin deploying constellations, turning to smallsats to provide more
Eastern Siberia is home to the world’s deepest and most ancient freshwater ecosystem, Lake Baikal. This lake and its surrounding tributaries are one of the largest sources of pure drinking water in the world, containing some of the most diverse and unique organisms. Recent biological changes are causing a major shift in the composition of
The agricultural industry is in the midst of a smart farming evolution, and the Internet of Things (IoT) era has the potential to dramatically improve farming practices. For example, CropX unveiled its latest soil intelligence platform, a combination of cloud-based Ag analytics software and advanced soil sensor technology. CropX delivers the soil intelligence farmers need
May 1st, 2018
What’s Eating Away at the Greenland Ice Sheet?
In the high-stakes race against sea level rise, understanding what’s causing the Greenland Ice Sheet to melt is critical. The problem isn’t just rising temperatures: soot from ships, wildfires and distant power plants, as well as dust and a living carpet of microbes on the surface of the ice, are all speeding up the melting.