Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
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The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802779434
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Longitude is the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest, and of Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer.

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 080271529X
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Describes the forty-year effort of John Harrison to invent the chronometer, the first instrument able to keep accurate time for navigational purposes.

360 Degrees Longitude

Author: John Higham
Publisher: Easton Studio Press, LLC
ISBN: 1935212990
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Much more than a travel narrative 360 Degrees Longitude: One Family’s Journey Around the World is a glimpse at what it means to be a “global citizen”—a progressively changing view of the world as seen through the eyes of an American ...

Greenwich Time And The Longitude

Author: Derek Howse
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers, Limited
ISBN:
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The book is co-published with the National Maritime Museum, where Derek Howse was the former Head of Navigation and Astronomy.

The Theory And Practice Of Finding The Longitude At Sea Or Land

Author: Andrew MacKay
Publisher:
ISBN:
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He then proceeds to (how how the Moon's longitude is found from the above
observation, and directs the apparent time of observation to be inferred from the
altitude of the star observed at the same instant; the Moon's longitude at this time
is ...

Longitude And Empire

Author: Brian W. Richardson
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774859830
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Written as a conceptual field guide to the voyages, Longitude and Empire offers a significant rereading of both the expeditions and modern political philosophy.

Ionospheric Space Weather

Author: Timothy Fuller-Rowell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118929233
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Because this volume is an outcome of the research presented at this first space science Chapman Conference held in Africa, it has further provided an opportunity for African scientists to communicate their research results with the ...