[time-nuts] Time nut newbie
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Wed May 1 02:13:44 EDT 2013
lists at lazygranch.com said:
> A bit OT, but back in the day there was what amounted to an X-prize for a
> real accurate chronometer for navigation.
> Make that way back in the day. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harrison
There is a good book out on that topic:
Longitude by Dava Sobel
There is also a fancy version with lots of very good pictures.
I'll have to go find my copy so I can look at them again.
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