Navigation
Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another. The field of navigation includes four general cat...
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Inside the Race to See the Edge of the Universe
We're in the middle of a billion dollar telescope building boom, with new ground based observatories racing to see first light in the 2020s. Follow Focal Point for more stories like this!
Earth's largest telescope
Earth’s largest telescope is currently being constructed, which may allow us to see far-off alien worlds.
Making of the Giant Magellan Telescope - The world's largest telescope
100 years ago, scientists thought the Milky Way was the entire universe. Imagine what we can learn from this telescope in a Chilean desert.
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe to Date
Best GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone in 2017
Top GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone with many features like offline GPS map search and navigation, accurate location information. Best GPS Apps for iOS.
25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World
These are 25 maps that will change the way you see the world.
FBI Shares Statistics: Which Zodiac Signs Are Most Dangerous?
The FBI shared the birth dates of serial killers and people who show psychopathic tendencies. And as you can imagine, statistics can show which star sign is more inclined to which types of crimes.
The Race To See The Black Hole At The Center Of Our Galaxy
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Top Location Based Services You Should Know About | Moon Technolabs
Large portions of our most recent, most effective cell phones and tablets accompany GPS area following, permitting applications to utilize our....
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Lifeboat launched to rescue group who became trapped on Birnbeck Island in Somerset before finding their way to safety
Zap! This Awesome Laser-Armed Telescope Is Fully Operational
The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile has an awesome new four-laser guide star to aid the observatory's adaptive optics system.
Google PlaNet Can Look At A Photo, Tell You Where It Was Taken
Geotags? GPS? Pssh. That's old school. Google has a brand-new trick for figuring out where the photos you've taken happen to be, and it doesn't need any extra data from your camera to do it—just the p...
The Growing Evidence for Astrological Influence… A Research Revolution
Big Data has been very good to Astrology. A growing body of research across a range of disciplines encourages at least the begrudging acknowledgement that living systems do indeed evolve in response ...
20 Gadgets Which Make Life Simpler
Every day, we come up against annoying things that no one has ever found a way to resolve which works all the time. But in some cases, thanks to human ingenuity we are moving towards this. Here are 20...
Map Of Earth's Hidden Groundwater To Help Scientists Establish When It Will Run Out
The first map showing the groundwater hidden beneath Earth's surface has been developed by scientists – the first step in establishing how much there is and, importantly, when it will run out. The map...
History of navigation
The history of navigation is the history of seamanship, the art of directing vessels upon the open sea through the establishment of its position and course by means of traditional practice, geometry, ...
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Celestial navigation
Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is the ancient art and science of position fixing that enables a navigator to transition through a space without having to rely on estimated calcul...
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Polynesian navigation
Polynesian navigation is a system of navigation used by Polynesians to make long voyages across thousands of miles of open ocean. Navigators travel to small inhabited islands using only their own sens...
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Latitude
In geography, latitude (φ) is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface. Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at the Equat...
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Longitude
Longitude (/ˈlɒndʒɨtjuːd/ or /ˈlɒndʒɨtuːd/, British also /ˈlɒŋɡɨtjuːd/), is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface. It is an angular measuremen...
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Map
A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes.Many maps are static two-dimensional, geometrically accurate (or approxima...
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Nautical chart
A nautical chart is a graphic representation of a maritime area and adjacent coastal regions. Depending on the scale of the chart, it may show depths of water and heights of land (topographic map), na...
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Dead reckoning
In navigation, dead reckoning or dead-reckoning (from (correct) ded for deduced reckoning or DR) is the process of calculating one's current position by using a previously determined position, or fix,...
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Orientation
Orientation may refer to:
Navigational instrument
Navigational instruments refers to the instruments used by nautical navigators and pilots as tools of their trade. The purpose of navigation is to ascertain the present position and to determine the s...
Radio navigation
Radio navigation or radionavigation is the application of radio frequencies to determine a position on the Earth. Like radiolocation, it is a type of radiodetermination.The basic principles are measu...
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Radar navigation
Marine and aviation radar systems can provide very useful navigation information in a variety of situations. When a vessel is within radar range of land or special radar aids to navigation, the navig...
Inertial navigation
An inertial navigation system (INS) is a navigation aid that uses a computer, motion sensors (accelerometers) and rotation sensors (gyroscopes) to continuously calculate via dead reckoning the positio...
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Satellite navigation
A satellite navigation or satnav system is a system of satellites that provide autonomous geo-spatial positioning with global coverage. It allows small electronic receivers to determine their location...
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