quotes tagged with 'seafaring'

"With his marine clocks, John Harrison tested the waters of space-time. He succeeded, against all odds, in using the fourth--temporal--dimension to link points on the three-dimensional globe. He wrested the world's whereabouts from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch."

Author: Dava Sobel, Source: "Longitude", pg. 175Saved by bhquoty in ocean time ships clocks seafaring 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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