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Mathematician Dr. Gladys West Inducted Into Air Force Hall Of Fame

Dr. Gladys May West, the 87-year-old mathematician is no ordinary woman. West is known for her ground-breaking work in laying the foundation for the Global Positioning System as well as involvement in other projects that include variations in gravitational, tidal, and other forces that distort Earth’s shape in the 1970s and 1980s. She was recently inducted into the Air Force […]