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.

The Illustrated Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: Walker Books
ISBN: 9780802713445
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Harrison's trials and tribulations during his forty-year quest to win the prize are the culmination of this remarkable story. The Illustrated Longitude brings a new and important dimension to Dava Sobel's celebrated story.

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
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Discoveries And Inventions In Literature For Youth

Author: Joy L. Lowe
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810849150
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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
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From Eternity To Time

Author: Aino Mäkikalli
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039110445
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In 1714 the Longitude Act declared a reward of £20,000 for the person who
would resolve the longitude problem. ... Sobel's book Longitude: The True Story
of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (1996).

Navigational Enterprises In Europe And Its Empires 1730 1850

Author: Rebekah Higgitt
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137520647
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The famous popular narrative is Dava Sobel, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone
Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (New York:
Walker, 1995). Also influential is William J. H. Andrewes (ed.), The Quest for ...

North Pole South Pole

Author: Gillian Turner
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615191321
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The Epic Quest to Solve the Great Mystery of Earth's Magnetism Gillian Turner ...
Cambridge, 2002 Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the
Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time, Dava Sobel: Fourth Estate, London,
1995 ...

American Literature S Aesthetic Dimensions

Author: Cindy Weinstein
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520778
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establish the importance of tracking latitude and longitude on board the Grampus
, and the subsequent importance of losing ... Dava Sobel, Longitude: The True
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Mystery At Lynden Sands

Author: J. J. Connington
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471905985
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University Press, 2006) and Longitude, the 2000 British film adaptation of Dava
Sobel's book Longitude:The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the
Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (London: Harper Collins, 1995), which
details ...

Kalman Filtering

Author: Mohinder S. Grewal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118984919
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If so, plot their square roots (i.e., the steady-state RMS altitude uncertainty) versus
the RMS accelerometer noise σa. ... [7] D. Sobel, Longitude: The True Story of a
Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time, Penguin, ...