205 Results for

wide-field infrared survey explorer

Editors' Take

Google Glass Explorer Edition

The frothing excitement around these prototype, titanium-framed wearable computers has the tech world tripping over itself, but big what, why, and how questions remain. CNET dives in to clear up the reality -- and the future possibilities -- of Google Glass.

May 1, 2013

Pricing not available

Article

Infrared satellite survey reveals 17 lost pyramids

Discovery on a massive scale could mean excavations for generations to come. Meanwhile, a robot finds symbols in the Great Pyramid of Giza.

By May 26, 2011

Article

Survey finds fewer near-Earth asteroids than once thought

Researchers have now spotted more than 90 percent of the so-called "planet buster" asteroids in nearby orbits and none poses a threat to Earth. But thousands of midsize bodies remain to be found.

By September 29, 2011

Article

Explore the ocean with Google and underwater surveys

A new ocean exploration project will use Google tools to help you take a dip in some of the world's most beautiful marine locations, without leaving your chair.

By February 22, 2012

Article

Starry, starry 'first light' from NASA's WISE mission

The new Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer kicks off its mission to scan and capture a view of the entire sky with a look at the constellation Carina.

By January 7, 2010

Article

How to avoid making one of the 10 worst Facebook mistakes

It's easy to drop your guard while socializing with your friends on Facebook, but careless friending, posting, liking, and sharing jeopardizes more than just your reputation and privacy -- it can also cost you your job.

By December 4, 2012

Article

Google Maps lets users explore NASA's 'Black Marble'

Using NASA and NOAA's striking images of the Earth after dark, the Web giant creates an interactive map showing the world's flickering lights on a cloudless night.

By December 10, 2012

Article

Three websites for exploring space

We can't all be astronauts, more's the pity, but these three interactive websites will give you a sense of the grandeur of it all.

By August 8, 2012

Article

Google Maps explores the faraway Arctic with Street View

The tech giant's mapping team goes further north than it's ever been to add in roads, rivers, and lakes in the beautiful Canadian Arctic, which is only accessible by plane or boat.

By August 22, 2012

Article

Explore Antarctica with Google Street View

Exploring far-flung places keeps getting easier, thanks to the power of the internet. Google has now launched panoramic images from Antarctica in Street View.

By July 17, 2012