WASHINGTON - You might think you’re an expert at navigating through city traffic, smartphone at your side. You might even hike with a GPS device to find your way through the backcountry. But you’d probably still be surprised at all the things that GPS — the global positioning system that underlies all of modern navigation — can do, Alexandra Witze writes for Knowable Magazine and Smithsonian.com. Continue reading original article
The Intelligent Aerospace take:
November 4, 2019- GPS can do more than tell you "you are here." In Witze's piece, which originally appeared in Knowable Magazine, the writer dives in GPS' ability to feel earthquakes, monitor volcanoes, probe snow, sense a sinking, and analyze the atmosphere.
Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor