If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. For centuries sailors have used clocks to locate where they are out at sea. Today we use synchronized clocks and orbiting satellites for location. In this episode of STEM in 30, we’ll take a look at the challenges of navigating at sea, in the sky, and even in space.
Explore our online exhibition Time and Navigation and learn how revolutions in timekeeping over three centuries have influenced how we find our way.
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