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Great Barrier Reef to get Google Street View treatment

Google is about to let users enjoy the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of their own home with the Catlin Seaview Survey. The project is a collaboration between Google, the University of Queensland and the Catlin Group and will act like Google Street View for underwater life.
NASA image of Tropical Cyclone Yasi
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NASA satellite image shows the huge scale of Tropical Cyclone Yasi

NASA has mobilised its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Terra satellite to track the massive Tropical Cyclone Yasi, which is currently heading for Australia’s Queensland cost. According to NASA the tropical cyclone is approaching Cairns, Queensland, at about 165kmph (90 knots) and is due to make landfall early tomorrow morning Queensland time.