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‘Satnav’ could pave man’s way beyond solar system


March 29th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Satellite navigation (satnav) doesn't work in space, but scientists may have hit upon a new way to overcome this problem, using pulsars to guide spaceships through ... Read more...

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How do GPS satellites know where they are?


February 26th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Our Global Positioning System (GPS) tells us exactly where we are, down to a few metres, but how do satellites that make up the GPS themselves ... Read more...

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GPS signals could monitor tsunamis in transit


September 15th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): By measuring the signals of GPS satellites, scientists could monitor tsunamis as they sweep across the ocean.Researchers hope measuring atmospheric waves will improve early warning of big tsunamis ... Read more...

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Earth’s north magnetic pole racing towards Russia due to core flux


December 25th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): A new research has determined that Earth's north magnetic pole is racing toward Russia at almost 40 miles (64 kilometers) a year due to magnetic changes in ... Read more...

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GPS access may facilitate automated aircraft-carrier landing


June 17th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 17 (ANI): Automated landing on aircraft-carriers can be made possible if both the ship and the aircraft are in sync with each other via GPS, say scientists.An aircraft ... Read more...

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New research to find how ions tamper with signals from GPS satellites


June 10th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): New research and monitoring systems are clarifying what happens to disruptive clouds of electrons and other electrically charged particles, known as ions, in the ionosphere, which might ... Read more...

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GPS global thermometer to monitor climate change


February 17th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Feb 17 (ANI): The Global Positioning System can not only detect your cars geographical location on the globe, but could also be used as a global thermometer to monitor climate ... Read more...

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