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Histoire de la boussole


History of the Compass

L'aventure de l'aiguille aimantée


Pierre Juhel

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Edition 2013

History of the Compass
The Adventure of the Magnetised Needle

The magnetised needle revolutionised physics. And the history of the compass is also its history. Generations of scholars have cosseted this small object in an attempt to unlock the mysteries of the Earth's magnetism and resolve the problem of longitude.



isbn :  9782759219612
Release :  19/08/2013
Nb of pages :  144
Format : 210x240
Reference : 02388
Language : French
Editor :  Quae
Collection : 
Beaux livres


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The magnetised needle revolutionised physics. And the history of the compass is also its history. Generations of scholars have cosseted this small object in an attempt to unlock the mysteries of the Earth's magnetism and resolve the problem of longitude.

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