Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time - Sobel, Dava

During the great age of exploration, the "longitude problem" was the gravest of scientific challenges. Without the ability to determine longitude, sailors and their ships were lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. In 1714, desperate for a solution, England's Parliament offered 20,000 pounds (the equivalent of millions of dollars today) ...

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time 1997, ISIS Audio Books

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time 1996, Penguin Books, New York, NY

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time 1996, MacMillan Audio

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