Earth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects–unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four “Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission” satellites, studying these “magnetic reconnections” and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.
A San Francisco job seeker ran eight miles to show a GPS-based running app company how much he wanted to work for them.
Scientists at North Carolina State University developed a new communication device for dogs in the form of a hig-tech harness. Don’t worry; our anchor Jeff Bell wasn’t familiar with them either.
A strong geomagnetic storm sparking bright auroras erupted early Wednesday morning over the Northern Hemisphere, according to the Space Weather Prediction Center.
The driver of the Toyota Prius had mistakenly made a turn onto the tracks on the direction of his GPS unit.
In 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. Twenty-five years later, GPS is the key to new technology allowing seismologists to warn us when a big quake is about to hit.
Scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz say they now know much more about how Mountain Lions stalk, pounce and overpower their prey, thanks to the help of a wildlife tracking collar.
Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.
A Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.