From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Such an obscure story behind such a vital invention. The author tells it well.Published 1 day ago by SneakyRhino
Great mystery story, though we know the end before we start. Told as a story about people, though it's also a story of obsession, small-mindedness, exploration, sailing, empire and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by oregon reader
Read this book in anticipation of a visit to Greenwich this week and am so glad I did. The story is enthralling and the prose beautifully crafted. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Clifford J. Thompson
Now I can't wait to visit the Royal Observatory and witness the workings of H1 through H4.Published 9 days ago by PlanRad
Great Story about a facinating part of History and Science. The chapters are short, fun, and easy to read and understand. I liked that I could get through one chapter in a sitting. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Groundskeeper Springhill Lake.
This is a fascinating book about a subject I didn't think I'd be interested in. Sobel's clear writing style makes this an easy read and the story is filled with interesting and... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Twinkle Toes
One of the great stories of the advance of technology. Not a long book, but ok. Would have liked more details and sketches regarding clock design and operation because I like... Read morePublished 11 days ago by AmProCarp