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November 22, 2016

 

GOES-R Weather Satellite

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) is the next generation of geostationary weather satellites. GOES-R will provide images of weather pattern and severe storms as frequently as every 30 seconds, which will contribute to quicker, more accurate and reliable weather forecasts and severe weather outlooks.

Reference: GOES-R

Project Sunroof

roof with solar panels

Project Sunroof uses data from Google maps about your home and location to calculate how much money a user can expect to save yearly by making use of solar power.

Image credit: Wikipedia

Brain implant allows paralyzed woman to communicate by thought

In the UMC Utrecht a brain implant has been placed in a patient enabling her to operate a speech computer with her mind. The researchers and the patient worked intensively to get the settings right. She can now communicate at home with her family and caregivers via the implant.

 

 

 

 

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