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  • Waze
  • Google

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Chris Spurgeon

Chris Spurgeon
Science junkie,

Website | @chrisspurgeon

By day, Chris Spurgeon is a web developer for The Walt Disney Company, where he helps feed and water one of the most popular websites in the world, By night Chris mucks about with obsolete technologies, investigates odd corners of the history of science and invention, builds rockets, and maintains the blog Spurgeonworld focusing on places where science and art meet.


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As the moon and planets went from being objects of wonder in the sky to actual destinations, space scientists have been forced to devise increasingly complex coordinate and mapping systems for the heavens. History of science and technology junkie Chris Spurgeon gives a fun-filled overview of some of the techniques we use to find our way in space. Read more.