8 edition of Corporate Longitude found in the catalog.
July 15, 2002
by Financial Times Prentice Hall
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
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Dava Sobel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dava Sobel s: K. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time is a best-selling book by Dava Sobel about John Harrison, an 18th-century clockmaker who created the first clock sufficiently accurate to be used to determine longitude at sea—an important development in navigation.
The book was made into a television series entitled Longitude. InThe Illustrated Longitude. GPS Coordinates. Gps Coordinates finder is a tool used to find the latitude and longitude of your current location including your address, zip code, state, city and latlong. The latitude and longitude finder has options to convert gps location to address and vice versa.
You can also search for your address and latitude and longitude on the map coordinates. Longitude is a dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest and 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 clock-making, and opens a new window on our world.4/5(K). The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of the Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time 1st (first) Thus Edition by Sobel, Dava published by Walker &.
The longitude is defined as an angle pointing west or east from the Greenwich Meridian, which is taken as the Prime Meridian. The longitude can be defined maximum as ° east from the Prime Meridian and ° west from the Prime Meridian.
Both latitude and longitude are measured in degrees, which are in turn divided into minutes and seconds. Longitude is a wonderful story, wonderfully told.” ― Diane Ackerman, author of A Natural History of the Senses “The marine chronometer is a glorious and fascinating object, but it is not a simple one, and its explanation calls for a writer as skilled with words as the watchmakers were with their tools; happily such a writer has been found Reviews: K.
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Lat/long coordinates are displayed in three formats: Decimal degrees(DDD); degrees and decimal minutes(DMM); and degrees, minutes and seconds (DMS). ‘Rarely have I enjoyed a book as much as Dava Sobel's “Longitude”. She has an extraordinary gift of making difficult ideas clear.’ Daily Telegraph ‘Perhaps the most famous book about getting lost since “The Odyssey”.’ Sunday TelegraphReviews: K.
The longitude problem. The measurement of longitude was a problem until well into the 18th. century. Determining latitude was relatively easy because it could be calculated from the altitude of the sun at noon but for longitude, early navigators had to rely on dead reckoning.
This was inaccurate on long voyages out of sight of land and a solution to the problem of accurately calculating. 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 Reviews: K. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time Summary & Study Guide Description.
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.
This study guide contains the following sections. About the Author The publication of Longitude in – and its unexpected success – transformed me into a full-time author of books.
I greatly enjoy the more in-depth research required for book-length projects. Someone once said to me, “I would hate your job. It’s like writing one college term paper after another.” That’s.Longitude is a TV drama produced by Granada Television and the A&E Network for Channel 4, first broadcast between 2 and 3 January in the UK on Channel 4 and the US on A&E.
It is a dramatisation of the book of the same title by Dava Sobel.Longitude (/ ˈ l ɒ n dʒ ɪ tj uː d /, AU and UK also / ˈ l ɒ ŋ ɡ ɪ-/), is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east–west position of a point on the Earth's surface, or the surface of a celestial body.
It is an angular measurement, usually expressed in degrees and denoted by the Greek letter lambda (λ). Meridians (lines running from pole to pole) connect points with the same.