Gigglebit: where on Earth is this?


17 Jun 2014

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Where is this place on Earth, as seen from space? (Answer is in the video below). Image via European Space Agency

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Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note.

Like any sector, technology has a serious side, and it is often issues within this serious side that make headlines or that organisations need to explore for their business. Malware! Data breaches! Cloud storage! Do I really need this software? What candidate has the best IT skills for this job, and what the heck is fog computing?

With Gigglebit, we turn the spotlight on humorous and/or amazing content about science and tech, because sometimes the lighter side should be taken seriously, too.

Today, we spotlight a recent video from the European Space Agency (ESA) that features some breathtaking images from Earth-observing satellites.

"From this perspective, even some of the most familiar places can be difficult to recognise," the ESA said. "Can you place these images on a map?"

 

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