Technology

What is a GPS? How does it work?

Technology

What is a GPS? How does it work?

GPS, is one of the hottest technologies around, and no wonder. Consider these diverse uses: Minnesota scientists use GPS to study movements and feeding habits of deer. Surveyors used GPS to measure how the buildings shifted after the bombing in Oklahoma City. GPS helps settle property disputes between land owners. Marine archaeologists use GPS to guide research vessels hunting for shipwrecks. GPS data has revealed that Mt. Everest is getting taller!

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