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.

L Ngengrad

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827072360
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Längengrad erzählt die Geschichte des unbekannten schottischen Uhrmachers John Harrison, dem es im 18. Jahrhundert gelang, die Schiffahrt durch die Lösung des Längengrad-Problems auf neuen Kurs zu bringen.

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783442723188
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Sobel presents the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest and of John Harrison's 40-year obsession with building the perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer.

The Illustrated Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Walker Books
ISBN: 9780802775931
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Sobel 's compelling prose is coupled with colorful and detailed illustrations provided by Andrewes. This edition responds to entreaties by readers who loved Sobel's Longitude but who wanted pictures to go with it.

Marq Or

Author: Wilhelm Kühlmann
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110220474
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E. Roth: T. M. 1723–62: Vermesser des Meeres, der Erde u. des Himmels.
Marbach 1985 (Kat.). – Ders.: Über den mathemat. Atlas v. T. M. Marbach 1991.
Erw. 21992. – Ders.: T. M.s Mondkarten u. Mondkugel. Marbach 1994. – Ders.:
T. M. Pionier der Positionsbestimmung. Wegbereiter der modernen
Navigationsastronomie. Marbach 1995. – Dava Sobel: Longitude: The True Story
of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time. New
York 1995. Dt. Bln. 1996 ...

Technology Based Inquiry For Middle School

Author: Edwin P. Christmann
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 0873552660
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Write an essay comparing and contrasting Dava Sobel's book Longitude: The
True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His
Time with A&E's presentation, “Longitude.” After reading the book and watching
the video, students can find out more about John Harrison and longitude by
searching websites such as www.lincolnshire-web.co.uk/lincolnshire- illustrious/
john_harrison.htm, which has a variety of pictures and historical articles that
students should ...

Discoveries And Inventions In Literature For Youth

Author: Joy L. Lowe
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810849150
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Sobel, Dava. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the
Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. New York: Walker, 1995. 184 pp. (he. 0-
8027-1312-2) $19.00; (pbk. 0-14-025879-5) $11.95. Or. 9-12. The search for a
way to determine longitude involved astronomy, clocks, navigation, politics, foul
play, scientific discovery, ambition, persistence, and perfection. Where
astronomers failed, clockmaker John Harrison succeeded after many long years
of toil and frustration.

Encyclopedia Of American Literature Of The Sea And Great Lakes

Author: Jill B. Gidmark
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313301483
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LONGITUDE: THE TR UE STORY OF A LONE GENIUS 255 LONGFELLOW,
SAMUEL, See THALATTA. LONGITUDE: THE TRUE STORY OF A LONE
GENIUS WHO SOLVED THE GREATEST SCIENTIFIC PROBLEM OF HIS TIME (
1995). Written by journalist and science writer Dava Sobel (1947- ), Longitude is
a work of scientific and historical nonfiction that became an international best-
seller. A fully illustrated edition by Sobel and William J. H. Andrewes was
published in 1998.