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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time - Neil Armstrong, Dava Sobel What a fascinating book. Latitude was relatively simple to determine. Longitude proved such a difficult problem that wihtout its solution the British Empire would not have succeeded.