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How radar works

What radar is and how it works, including doppler radar and how to hide from military radar.

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Radar, Police

RADAR speed detectors bounce microwave radiation off of moving vehicles and detect the reflected waves.

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The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Basic information on this mission to map our planet's surface using radar imaging.

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How Radar Works

A brief description of how Radar works from Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Weather radar

A quick introduction to the use of radar for weather forecasting.

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Online Guides to Remote Sensing

A resource aimed at detailing how radars and satellites are used in weather surveys.

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Microwaves

Info on microwaves. While there are some radar bands from 1,300 to 1,600 MHz, most microwave applications fall in the range 3,000 to 30,000 MHz (3-30 GHz).

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How technology, not spades, revealed what lies beneath Stonehenge

An article looking at some of the techniques used in archaeological geophysics that helped in the recent Stonehenge discovery, including earth resistance, magnetometry, ground-penetrating radar and ...

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How a US Spy Plane Works

Facts & a brief description of how a U. S. Spy Plane works from HowStuffWorks.com. Links to many related topics e.g How Radar works.

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Luis Walter Alvarez

Luis Walter Alvarez (1911 - 1988) during the war (at M.I.T.) was responsible for three important radar systems - the microwave early warning system, the Eagle high altitude bombing system, and a ...

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