Daily Archives: April 26, 2010

Tornado Outbreak across South Kills 12 this past Weekend

Severe weather hit the Deep South this past weekend as a strong low pressure system and associated cold front moved through. According to the Storm Prediction Center, there were numerous reports of tornadoes: from Thursday through Sunday, there were 132 tornado reports across the Plains and Southeastern U.S. The greatest number of tornadoes, 69, was […]

Satellites Issuing Speeding Tickets from Space?

Traffic authorities in the UK may start using satellites to issue tickets to speeding drivers all the way from outer space. How is this possible? According to The Telegraph, an American company based in New Hampshire called PIPS Technology has developed a system that uses two cameras on the ground and one satellite in orbit […]