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the True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
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Current format, Downloadable Audiobook, 2005, Available.
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries. The quest for a solution has occupied scientists for the better part of two centuries when, in 1714, England's Parliament upped the ante by offering a king's…

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