Book ID: CBB000301868

Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation (2002)


Carter, Bill (Author)
Carter, Merri Sue (Author)

Naval Institute Press

Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: viii + 252 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

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Review Good, Gregory A. (2003) Review of "Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation". Earth Sciences History: Journal of the History of the Earth Sciences Society (p. 230). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Schrimpf, Andreas
Bedini, Silvio A.
Waff, Craig B.
Jullien, Vincent
Evans, Rand B.
Berger, Nora Ariel
European Physical Journal H
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Journal for the History of Arabic Science
Histoire & Mesure
Presses Universitaires de Rennes
Professional Surveyors Publishing Co.
Praeger Publishers
University of South Carolina
Robert Hale
Longitude and latitude
Astronomical observatories
Gerling, Christian Ludwig
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Jefferson, Thomas
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
al-Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
Poincaré, Jules Henri
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
United States
South America
North America
Paris (France)
United States Coast and Geodetic Survey
United States Naval Observatory
Great Britain. Board of Longitude
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Md.)

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