Thread: TFF Shuttle
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Old October 14 2012, 04:31 AM   #27
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Re: TFF Shuttle

The Librarian wrote: View Post
No, you still have to compensate for relativistic differences between the satellites and the receivers, no matter what your conspiracy-theory website says. Given that the writer doesn't even believe that stars have fusion reactions inside them or that gravitational lensing occurs, I don't think it's a credible source. Here's a page that describes how it actually works, written by someone who has been directly involved in running GPS.
All the guys' whacked-out conspiracies notwithstanding .. the concept of triangulation hasn't changed.

And I could equally call a bunch of scientists who think that empty space can bend a bunch of nuts too.

* shrug *
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