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The Register is pleased to reveal that Google has heard of radio-astronomy, and will work with astronomers to avoid flashing its broadband balloon radios in their sky-eyes. Project Loon is an ambitious plan to attach 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio sets to meteorological-style balloons, lifting the transceivers above air traffic lanes …

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Shocking

ad giant's engineers are “slightly horrified by the possibility that we might be disrupting Google's brand and image”.

there, fixed that one

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Re: Shocking

... but only slightly.

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WTF?

Google's services.

Brought to you by a bunch of Loons.

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Kudos!

To Richard Chirgwin, for working in the link to the Smithsonian article. I just spent a very fruitful 25 mins on the intertubes.

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Cockerdile?

That's nawt a loon, THIS is a loon. http://www.usscusk.com/loon.htm

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