Latitude The Magnetic Earth

by Stephen Pumfrey

Latitude The Magnetic Earth Synopsis

Unfolding the drama of Gilbert's discoveries, this book climaxes with an exploration of geomagnetism, via the story of the logitude schemes so crucial today's seafarers.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781840464863
Publication date: 4th September 2003
Author: Stephen Pumfrey
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: History of science, Electricity, electromagnetism & magnetism,

About Stephen Pumfrey

Stephen Pumfrey teaches History at the University of Lancaster, and lives in Manchester.

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