The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World.

By: ALDER, Ken.

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8vo. x, 422 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. "Alder delivers a triple whammy with this elegant history of technology, acute cultural chronicle and riveting intellectual adventure built around Delambre's and Mechain's famed meridian expedition of 1792-1799 to calculate the length of the meter." - Publishers Weekly. ISBN: 074321675X / 0-7432-1675-X

Title: The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World.

Author Name: ALDER, Ken.

Categories: Technology,

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey:, The Free Press, (2002).: 2002

ISBN Number: 074321675X

ISBN Number 13: 9780743216753

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: S11571

Keywords: Technology