JOHN HARRISON AND THE CALCULATION OF LONGITUDE "The inventor of the marine chronometer"

Di |2020-03-01T12:08:59+01:00April 4th, 2018|

John Harrison, a British watchmaker and inventor best known for having devised a system for determining longitude at sea, was born on April 3 325 years ago. John Harrison H1 Marine, 1735 The invention of his marine chronometer was instrumental in the development of navigation starting in the eighteenth century and, together with other technologies, helped enormously extend the [...]