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Tactical Air Navigation or TACAN system

Tactical Air Navigation or TACAN system

The Tactical Air Navigation or TACAN system is designed to work in a polar coordinate framework largely used to plot the directional properties of an antenna. This like the other navigation systems such as VOR and DME is a device which provides the pilot in an...

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Distance Measuring Equipment – DME System

Distance Measuring Equipment – DME System

DME System stands for Distance Measuring Equipment. Used extensively for the purpose of navigation, a DME system can be considered as a Radar, providing with the information of distance between an aircraft and a ground station.  A DME system primarily consists of two...

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VHF Omnidirectional Range or VOR Navigation System

VHF Omnidirectional Range or VOR Navigation System

The Very High Frequency (VHF) Omnidirectional Range or commonly known as VOR navigation system is used as a navigation equipment in the aircrafts. The VOR navigation system serves as an aid of providing the pilot the aircraft’s location as an entity seen by a GND-Tx....

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The Age of Geo Engineering

The Age of Geo Engineering

The world is coming to an end and geo engineering is one of the factors. This is one of the major concerns of the modern era and we need to do something about it. If we did not make any tangible effort, the human race will probably become extinct. This is mainly due...

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We all are Cyborgs

We all are Cyborgs

. Donna ponders on the division of human and robots but also in context of sexuality, gender, race, class, etc. She writes about an idea that is very much relatable and holds a significant importance in the present society.

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Epistemologies of the Eye – Scientific Objectivity

Epistemologies of the Eye – Scientific Objectivity

Let’s try to understand what scientific objectivity is. To be objective means to just follow the facts, i.e. the methods and claims of science are not affected by observations or human interpretations and feelings and we should consider these facts as absolute. As...

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Heat Death of the Universe

Heat Death of the Universe

This universe is big, bigger than what we usually think of it, and more surprisingly, it is getting bigger and bigger at a very fast rate. It is not only fascinating and interesting but also very important for us to understand about the universe, its birth, and of...

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