Search our database of handpicked sites

Looking for a great physics site? We've tracked down the very best and checked them for accuracy. Just fill out the fields below and we'll do the rest.

You searched for "satellites"

We found 8 results on physics.org and 29 results in our database of sites
(of which 29 are Websites, 0 are Videos, and 0 are Experiments)


Search results from our links database
Next

Showing 1 - 10 of 29

Third from the Sun: Geographical features as seen from space

The use of satellites to give information about our planet. The history of gathering information and how satellites have increased our ability to do this.

Visit Third from the Sun: Geographical features as seen from space

Rating:

 

Hits: 3230

Satellites (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Details of the different satellites which collect data for NOAA, real-time satellite pictures (USA) and archived satellite images of weather extremes.

Visit Satellites (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Rating:

 

Hits: 2571

How Satellites Work

A brief description of how Satellites work. Part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

Visit How Satellites Work

Rating:

 

Hits: 1854

Satellites and Space Probes

Answers to questions commonly asked about satellites and space probes.

Visit Satellites and Space Probes

Rating:

 

Hits: 1731

Learning Zone

The place to learn using satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space.

Visit Learning Zone

Rating:

 

Hits: 281

Heavens Above

Positions of satellites, views of the night sky, customized to location/time zone etc.

Visit Heavens Above

Rating:

 

Hits: 1350

How does GPS work?

More information on how GPS satellites calculate your location, from using accurate atomic clocks to ensuring enough coverage.

Visit How does GPS work?

Rating:

 

Hits: 1500

Video: Peeling Back the Ice of Antarctica

The underlying rock of the Antarctic that is scanned by satellites is revealed.

Visit Video: Peeling Back the Ice of Antarctica

Rating:

 

Hits: 254

hyperphysics

Syncom Satellite

Communication satellites are most valuable when they stay above the same point on the earth, in what are called "geostationary orbits".

Visit Syncom Satellite

Rating:

 

Hits: 1756

Magnetic Reversals

Space weather effects on technology such as GPS, power systems, submarines, satellites, planes and more.

Visit Magnetic Reversals

Rating:

 

Hits: 2757

Next

Showing 1 - 10 of 29