Monthly Archives: February 2012

Google seeks to plant Antenna farm

Google seeks to plant Antenna farm in Council Bluffs

Google Fiber Inc. a Google subsidiary, is seeking permission to place satellite antennas on land near its data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The antennas would receive feeds from broadcast networks and even be bundled with the high-speed fiber service.

By | Feb 23, 2012|Categories: Computers|Tags: |

Last Flight from South Pole station

The last LC-130 aircraft at South Pole Station for the 2011-12 field season

Fifty people will spend the next eight months or so at the world’s southernmost research station, isolated from the rest of the world except for Internet and voice communications. Many are support staff, from cooks to electricians to cargo handlers.
The last LC-130 aircraft at South Pole Station for the 2011-12 field season as it taxis on an ice runway. Photo Credit: Sven Lidstrom

By | Feb 23, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|

A Message from Earth

A Message from Earth from the Arecibo Observatory

The above message was broadcast from Earth towards the globular star cluster M13 in 1974. During the dedication of the Arecibo Observatory – still the largest single radio telescope in the world – a string of 1’s and 0’s representing the above diagram was sent.

By | Feb 22, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|

Lucky coin building

GDPE project on the Guangzhou

This GDPE project on the Guangzhou skyline, a landmark that will be difficult to miss. The futuristic building, inspired by the ancient Chinese imperial jade disks, is designed by architect Joseph di Pasquale, AM project Milan.

By | Feb 22, 2012|Categories: Architecture|


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