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Medium   by Dava Sobel

category Science
ISBN: 1857025717
Books Registered: 92
BookCrossing Rating: Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members
Books in the Wild: 42
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First published in 1996, Dava Sobel's story of an epic scientific quest - how to calculate longitude. The thorniest scientific problem of the day had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries until John Harrison dared to imagine a mechanical solution. The story encompasses astronomy, navigation and clockmaking.


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Registered by sjr1969 of Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on 8/27/2005

Current status: available Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by pam99 of Ochiltree, Scotland United Kingdom on 8/28/2005

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingbooklady331wing of Cape Coral, Florida USA on 7/30/2012

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Bard2b of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands United Kingdom on 3/20/2007

Current status: travelling Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by zymurgy of Worthing, West Sussex United Kingdom on 1/19/2008

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Registered by Kleptokitty on 3/26/2005

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Registered by biba89 of Olst, Overijssel Netherlands on 8/24/2006

Current status: to be read Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by bookwormkt of Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 4/12/2008

Current status: travelling Average 10 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by Marvin6-66 of Applecross, Western Australia Australia on 1/5/2010

Current status: to be read Average 5 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Registered by WalkReadSpeak of Meadowbank, Auckland Province New Zealand on 3/9/2013

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by MuttleyUK of Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on 6/14/2004

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Registered by Mr-Squib of Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom on 8/10/2005

Current status: permanent collection Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by okyrhoe of Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on 12/6/2005

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Registered by Buzzwalker of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom on 4/21/2007

Current status: travelling Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


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Registered by suedo of Spennymoor, County Durham United Kingdom on 11/24/2007

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