News tagged with satellite positioning

US protestors find allies in app makers

US street protestors have won allies in software makers who have crafted programs that let smartphones fire off word of imminent arrest or let rallying cries be heard by crowds.

dateOct 28, 2011 in Software
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The scientists who stare at goats

Satellite technology is being used to track a herd of wild goats in an effort to understand where they roam and help protect our farmland and conservation areas. Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) loggers, experts from ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Moon's shadow, like a ship, creates waves

During a solar eclipse, the Moon's passage overhead blocks out the majority of the Sun's light and casts a wide swath of the Earth into darkness. The land under the Moon's shadow receives less incoming energy ...

dateOct 05, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Lawmakers question WHouse role in wireless project

Republican lawmakers say the White House may have tried to push through a company's proposed wireless network despite objections from the military that the project could disrupt vital satellite navigation ...

dateSep 17, 2011 in Telecom
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