GPS doesn’t work indoors. Can a bat-like echolocation system take its place?
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
The data from GPS navigating equipment is revealing the most important junctions in traffic-clogged megacities.
The wisdom of crowds breaks down when people are biased. Now researchers have discovered a simple method of removing this bias--just listen to the most confident.
If you could sell your location data every day, how much would you charge? A research team has carried out an experiment to find out.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network--just ask the people.
Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.