Obama permits Russian GPS stations to be built on U.S. Soil / While opposed by the CIA and Pentagon

American spy agencies don’t want Russian GPS sites in their backyard Planto let Moscow build monitor stationson US soil, as a gesture to improve diplomatic relations, is opposed by the CIA and Pentagon PUBLISHED : Monday, 18 November, 2013, 5:30am The New York Times Russia’s own global positioning network, Glonass, uses space satellites (right) that…

Texas students hijack superyacht with GPS-spoofing luggage

Don’t panic, yet Students from the University of Texas successfully piloted an $80m superyacht sailing 30 miles offshore in the Mediterranean Sea by overriding the ship’s GPS signals without any alarms being raised. The team, led by assistant professor Todd Humphreys from UT Austin’s department of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics, took a GPS spoofing…

8 Things we learned from Stephen Hawking’s new book

Sunday, 25 November 2012 From the idea that our universe is one among many, to the revelation that mathematician Pythagoras didn’t actually invent the Pythagorean theorem, here are eight shocking things we learned from reading physicist Stephen Hawking’s new book, “The Grand Design,” written with fellow physicist Leonard Mlodinow of Caltech. The book, covering major…