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GPS Glitch Threatens Thousands of Scientific Instruments

GPS receiver

GPS receivers are used in myriad fields, for instance to track the creep of tectonic plates.

Credit: Andrei Stanescu/Alamy

Researchers worldwide are racing to get ahead of a bug in the US Global Positioning System (GPS) that could cause data loggers, including thousands of scientific instruments, to malfunction starting on 6 April.

From Nature
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