Human Space Flight (HSF) - Realtime Data. NASA Images. LIVE REAL TIME SATELLITE AND SPACE SHUTTLE TRACKING AND PREDICTIONS. Nuclear Detonation Timeline "1945-1998". Using Open Data To Understand War And Peace. Academic studies of wars and conflicts have been around for centuries, but a new one funded by the U.S.
Defense Department could change our fundamental understanding of war and peace. The massive, publicly accessible conflict data archive called "The Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC)" project, headed up by Stanford and Princeton University academics, will also publish working papers and other research showing their findings. To start, the ESOC project is analyzing conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Philippines (against the amazingly named MILF separatist group), Colombia, Northern Ireland, and Pakistan. According to project co-director Col.