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: 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: 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.

The Illustrated Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
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ISBN: 9781439559321
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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.

The Glass Universe

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069814869X
Size: 15.74 MB
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New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy "A joy to read.” —The Wall Street Journal Named one of the best books of the year ...

A More Perfect Heaven

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802778933
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At the heart of the book is her play And the Sun Stood Still, imagining Rheticus's struggle to convince Copernicus to let his manuscript see the light of day.

Discovery Of Longitude The

Author: Joan Marie Galat
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455616374
Size: 67.87 MB
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The book offers a detailed map of the world at that time and includes the advancements in the use of longitude since then.

Technology Based Inquiry For Middle School

Author: Edwin P. Christmann
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 0873552660
Size: 10.10 MB
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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 ...

Maphead

Author: Ken Jennings
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439167184
Size: 37.62 MB
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Traces the history of mapmaking while offering insight into the role of cartography in human civilization and sharing anecdotes about the cultural arenas frequented by map enthusiasts.