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The Quest for Precision: Unveiling the Secrets of Longitude


Longitude, written by Dava Sobel, is an enthralling non-fiction book that delves into the captivating story of the race to solve one of the greatest scientific and navigational problems of the 18th century. Through meticulous research and a compelling narrative, Sobel unveils the incredible journey undertaken by John Harrison, a self-taught clockmaker, as he fights …