History of the Compass

The Adventure of the Magnetised Needle

by Pierre Juhel (writer)
Collection: Beaux livres
august 2013
Hardback book
215 x 245 format 144 pages In stock
28,00 €
eBook [ePub]
210 x 240 format Download after purchase
14,99 €
eBook [PDF]
210 x 240 format 144 pages Download after purchase
14,99 €

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.




Chapitre 1 - De la pierre d’aimant à la boussole


Chapitre 2 - Le magnétisme terrestre


Chapitre 3 - Nouvelles recherches sur le magnétisme 

Chapitre 4 - L’aiguille aimantée révolutionne la physique

Chapitre 5 - Les savants face au magnétisme terrestre


Chapitre 6 - La boussole en quête d’aventures


Chapitre 7 - La boussole face à de nouveaux défis


Chapitre 8 - L’aiguille tueuse




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Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Beaux livres

Published: 19 august 2013

Reference Hardback book: 02388

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02388EBI

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02388NUM

EAN13 Hardback book: 9782759219612

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759221073

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759219629

Interior: Colour

Format (in mm) Hardback book: 215 x 245

Pages count Hardback book: 144

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 144

Weight (in grammes): 775 (Hardback book)

Size: 19 Mo (ePub), 15 Mo (PDF)