Bookcover of Dava Sobel
Booktitle:

Dava Sobel

Writer, Bronx High School of Science, John Harrison, British Admiralty, Galileo's Daughter, Jeremy Irons

Acu Publishing (2010-12-17 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-4-90598-5

ISBN-10:
6134905984
EAN:
9786134905985
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dava Sobel (born 1947) is a writer of popular expositions of scientific topics. She graduated from the Bronx High School of Science and Binghamton University. Her works include: Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (1995) - the genius in question was John Harrison, who spent decades trying to convince the British Admiralty of the accuracy of his naval timepieces and their use in determining longitude when at sea in order to win the longitude prize. ISBN 1-85702-571-7 - The book itself won the 1997 British Book of the Year award. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love (2000) ISBN 0-14-028055-3. The Best American Science Writing 2004 (editor). The Planets: A discourse on the discovery, science, history and mythology, of the planets in our solar system, with one chapter devoted to each of the celestial spheres. (2005) ISBN 1-85702-850-3.
Publishing house:
Acu Publishing
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Evander Luther
Number of pages:
64
Published on:
2010-12-17
Stock:
Available
Category:
General and comparative literature science
Price:
2788.08 руб
Keywords:
Writer, School, Science, British, Admiralty

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