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[KINDLE] ❂ Longitude Author Dava Sobel – 19th-century.co The dramatic human story of an epic scientific uest the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius With a Foreword by Neil ArmstrongSobel has dThe dramatic human story of an epic scientific uest the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius With a Foreword by Neil ArmstrongSobel has done the impossible and made horology sexy no mean feat New ScientistAnyone alive in the 18th century would have known that the longitude problem was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day and had been for centuries Lacking the ability to measure their longitude sailors throug.

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longitude ebok Longitude PDFHout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land Thousands of lives and the increasing fortunes of nations hung on a resolutionThe uest for a solution had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries when in 1714 Parliament upped the ante by offering a kings ransom 20000 to anyone whose method or device proved successful Countless uacks weighed in with preposterous suggestions The scientific esta.

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