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June 17, 2010

 

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Geostationary Satellites: Speed And Orbit

Why can't we place satellites directly above houses that are using the signal? Why does speed determine the placement of satellites? Find out now!

June 16, 2010

 

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Arthur C. Clarke And Stationary Satellites

Did you know that Arthur C. Clark proposed the idea that satellites could remain motionless in the air?

November 30, 2006

 

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Tracking the ‘Burbs

It can be fun to look out the window of a plane and see the patterns of buildings, houses, roads, and farms, but are we running out of development-free land?

January 3, 2005

 

A Stationary Satellite

Arthur C Clarke's predictions come true! Learn about the stationary satellite on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Motional Induction 2

Ever heard of motional induction? Learn about it on this Moment of Science.

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