⑍   ❑ Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time list ⡈ E-Pub Author Dava Sobel ⣮ ⑍ ❑ Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time list ⡈ E-Pub Author Dava Sobel ⣮ Anyone alive in the eighteenth 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 throughout 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 resolution One man, John Harrison, in complete opposition to the scientific community, dared to imagine a mechanical solution a clock that would keep precise time at sea, something no clock had ever been able to do on land 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 Full of heroism and chicanery, it is also a fascinating brief history of astronomy, navigation, and clockmaking, and opens a new window on our world. Longitude The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Longitude from Dava Sobel is fascinating account how virtually unknown watchmaker named John Harrison conquered one the oldest and thorniest problems surrounding ocean voyages problem accurately measuring longitude , which stumped even best scientific minds for centuries book Wikipedia Who Solved Greatest Scientific Problem His Time selling by about Harrison, an th century clockmaker who created first clock chronometer sufficiently accurate to be used determine at sea important development in navigation Summary Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, true story lone genius solved won Harold D Vursell Memorial Award American Academy Arts Letters Galileo s Daughter A Historical Memoir Science, Faith, Love Los Angeles Times Book Prize science technology Longitude, Dec Video C SPAN Ms discussed her book, dramatic human epic quest man forty year obsession find solution dilemma day problemAnyone alive eighteenth would have known that was had been A shanty behind prize Jonathan Betts with H, attempt launched Photograph David Levene Observer J onathan Betts, senior curator horology Royal Observatory, Greenwich, I met workshop tucked away impressive display ships chronometers very strange brass Anyone Understanding Latitude journeynorth lines are numerical way show measure far location east or west universal vertical line called Prime Meridian This runs vertically, north south, right over British Observatory Greenwich England, North Pole South True False Flashcards Quizlet Start studying Learn vocabulary, terms, flashcards, games, other study tools Kindle edition Download it once read on your device, PC, phones tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking highlighting while reading What Is Latitude Cartographers geographers divide Earth into longitudes latitudes order locate points globe Each has its unique latitude Click LibraryThing cataloging social 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