Posted on 24 July

Possible Iconic New Concert Hall For Perth?

Perth residents and critics have mixed emotions about the design of a new opera house called The Arc, created by aspiring designer Shane O’Riley. With critics likening the design to ‘six nuns in a rugby scrum’ and ‘a bony fish,’ O’Riley says he envisions his design to provide visitors with the opportunity to experience being […]

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Posted on 15 July

Google Acquires Skybox Satellite Company

Google’s online maps are about to improve in detail and accuracy thanks to its $500 million purchase of Skybox Imaging. Source: Skybox Imaging Improved Online Mapping With the ability to send satellites into earth’s orbit, Skybox will provide Google with the opportunity to generate another income stream by selling images for use in apps and […]

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Posted on 26 June

Leica Viva GNSS Unlimited Series Launched

Surveyors using GNSS now have another tool to help them with the launch of the new Leica Viva GNSS Unlimited Series. Designed with future proofing in mind, the sensors can be upgraded if needed and will include an upgrade to a GNSS board capable of receiving 500 channels to satisfy user’s needs up to 2020. […]

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Posted on 28 May

Stunning 3D Sand Designs & Construction

Building sandcastles on the beach or even sand sculptures, has taken on a whole new meaning due to the creation of these stunning 3D sand designs in New Zealand. Mount Maunganui, two and a half hours drive from Auckland, has lovely beaches worthy of visiting. It seems that they are also the place to design […]

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Posted on 26 May

See Topography of Antarctica With No Ice!

The British Antarctic Survey team have created Bedmap2 which used decades of data, including images from NASA’s Ice, Land and Cloud Elevation Satellite (ICESat) and from Operation IceBridge, to create a stunning and detailed map of what exactly is under the ice in Antarctica. Why? Antarctica’s ice is constantly moving towards the sea, forced on […]

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