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Volcano Watch: New techniques cement GPS as a critical tool for volcano monitoring

A network of over 60 scientific-grade GPS stations operated by scientists at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is used to monitor ground motion and detect what’s happening inside and around Hawaiian volcanoes.

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The U.S. Coast Guard's Director of Prevention Policy announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of plans to cease broadcasting the North American Loran-C signal Feb. 8.

As a result of technological advancements during the last 20 years and the emergence of the U.S. Global Positioning System, Loran-C is no longer required by the armed forces, the transportation sector or the nation's security interests, and is used by only a small segment of the population.

Coast Guard warns of termination of Loran-C signal

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Director of Prevention Policy announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of plans to cease broadcasting the North American Loran-C signal Feb. 8. As a result of technological advancements during the last 20 years and the emergence of the U.S. Global Positioning System, Loran-C is no longer required by the armed […]

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Radio astronomers have uncovered 17 millisecond pulsars in our galaxy by studying unknown high-energy sources detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

Nature’s most precise clocks may make “Galactic GPS” possible

Radio astronomers have uncovered 17 millisecond pulsars in our galaxy by studying unknown high-energy sources detected by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

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