Decades before the work of Samuel Morse, a young Englishman laid out his vision for a future world of telecommunication.
Though not yet widely implemented, the technique of monitoring the ocean’s warming via changes in the speed of sound through the water is a powerful complement to the more common tools available: free-floating thermometers and altimetry satellites.
SPS Movie Nights
Time and location: 8:00pm in the Bianchi Planetarium
(north of the science buildings, across from the Student Union.)
Next movie: TBD (Fall 2011)