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its hard to make a good story about the importants of longitude to early travelersPublished 3 days ago by John H. James
A great true story in history that has literally changed our world.Published 4 days ago by Mark Weaver
As a former USAF weapon systems officer and rated navigator, civilian pilot and sailor, the concept of time isn't only fascinating, but important to me. Read morePublished 9 days ago by sailin&cyclin_dude
This is a great short book covering the struggles involved to a) develop an accurate timepiece b) get it accepted as accurate by a skeptical and biased scientific community c)... Read morePublished 18 days ago by B. Dewhirst
Dava Sobel did us all a favor. What a story! I reread it every few years.
Harrison was a giant!
Entertaining, readable and interesting history of the technology involved in discovering longitude. The competition between two main paradigms kept the narrative moving well.Published 29 days ago by M. Shaikh
You can learn a lot about a "behind the scenes" that I was really not aware of, around longitude history.Published 29 days ago by Mario