China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons

Topic: China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons Source: INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES According to data from the Chinese Global Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Scientific Experimental Satellite (TANSAT), about six gigatonnes – about 12 times the mass of all living humans – of carbon are emitted on land each … Read more

SuperBIT: Telescope Riding a Balloon Could Replace Hubble

Topic: SuperBIT: Telescope Riding a Balloon Could Replace Hubble Earth’s atmosphere often muffles the view from ground-based telescopes when observing space. Now, a research collaboration between NASA, the Canadian Space Agency and various universities has produced a new kind of telescope called the Superpressure Balloon-Borne Imaging Telescope (SuperBIT). SuperBIT has a 0.5 meter diameter mirror … Read more