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What happens to Google Maps when tectonic plates move?

12 mins | Sep 25, 2020

Every time the Earth moves, your GPS coordinates are at risk. How do mapping services get you to your destination if, according to the laws of physics, nothing has fixed coordinates? Award-winning science writer and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory, George Musser, investigates in Nautilus the remarkable efforts that go into making sure maps remain as accurate as possible.

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