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Synopsis:

First published in 1996, Dava Sobel's story of an epic scientific quest - how to calculate longitude. The thorniest scientific problem of the day had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries until John Harrison dared to imagine a mechanical solution. The story encompasses astronomy, navigation and clockmaking.

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ISBN:
9781857025026
Author:
SOBEL, DAVA
Publisher:
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Location:
N
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19960819
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
195 x 118 in.

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Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General

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Product details 192 pages HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS - English 9781857025026 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , First published in 1996, Dava Sobel's story of an epic scientific quest - how to calculate longitude. The thorniest scientific problem of the day had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries until John Harrison dared to imagine a mechanical solution. The story encompasses astronomy, navigation and clockmaking.
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