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Today’s Solutions: July 15, 2024

Some compasses will soon point

Some compasses will soon point to true north - for the first time in 360 years

We all know the four directions on a compass: North, South, East, and West. However, when delving deeper into Earth’s rotation, we find there are actually two versions of North: magnetic North and true North. True north is a familiar friend we see on maps and longitude lines, but magnetic North, Read More...