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Homework Help: Choose a technology such as MP3 plays, lasers...

  1. Feb 11, 2017 #1
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    Choose a technology such as MP3 players, laser, medical imaging, or another that interests you (Other than the cell phone). Research the internet and find out how it is related to the physics of light and waves. In approximately 100-150 words, write a paragraph explaining the between our understanding of laws of physics and your chosen technology. Evaluate how this technology has affected our daily lives. Be sure to briefly describe the technology, its use, and its link to science.

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    I was wondering if GPS would be a good topic for this research assignment?
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  3. Feb 11, 2017 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Definitely, GPS technology is so pervasive and used for so many things that you find a lot of material to write about. One physics aspect that you should research is how Relativity factors into to GPS accuracy.
  4. Feb 11, 2017 #3
    Thank you for your response! I will definitely include how relativity factors into GPS accuracy! ^__^
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