Nikki's Reviews > Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time

Longitude by Dava Sobel
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Apr 10, 12

bookshelves: non-fiction
Read in July, 2008

Fascinating. The slim volume follows the intrigue--really!--involved with the race to solve measuring longitude at sea to win the huge prize offered by the British government. Easy to follow and a good read.
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