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its hard to make a good story about the importants of longitude to early travelersPublished 8 days ago by John H. James
A great true story in history that has literally changed our world.Published 9 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 14 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 23 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Mario