Satellite

Look -- Up in the Sky!

Blame the U.S. Military for Those UFOs That Had Kansas City All Freaked Out

The government actually tweeted about the launch on June 18
Trone Dowd
6.21.19
climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
12.13.18
Motherboard

Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica

“These gravity images are revolutionizing our ability to study the least understood continent on Earth—Antarctica.”
Becky Ferreira
11.7.18
Motherboard

A Chinese City Wants to Replace Streetlights With an Artificial Moon

The city of Chengdu could be illuminated by a fake moon as early as 2020.
Sarah Emerson
10.18.18
Lasers

Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space

The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
space war

‘Very Abnormal’ Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mueller and Trump said to be negotiating interview, North Korea will send athletes to Olympics, Trump kicking 200,000 Salvadorans out of the US, and more.
VICE Staff
1.9.18
NASA discoveries

For the first time ever, you can watch a volcanic island being born

When an underwater volcano erupted in 2015 and formed a small island in the South Pacific, NASA caught the whole spectacle on tape.
Alex Lubben
12.12.17
Dear Future

An Artist Is Launching a 100-Foot Satellite That Will Be Visible to the Naked Eye

"Space art" will become a whole new level of public art.
Samantha Cole
9.28.17
To the Moon

Bitcoin Now Comes From Satellites In Space

Well OK then.
Jordan Pearson
8.15.17
INDIA

Satellites are helping root out modern slavery in northern India

Kathleen Caulderwood
8.7.17
Performance Art

Meteorology Meets Fortune Telling at the "Weather Center for the Apocalypse"

Amelia Marzec parses the internet and religious groups to report the latest end-of-the-world news.
Andrew Salomone
7.28.17
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