Author Results for Lt Cdr Rupert T. Gould

The Society Annual Lecture 1935: John Harrison and his Timekeepers

By Lt Cdr Rupert T. Gould

This lecture was given by the remarkable man who rescued and renovated the Harrison timekeepers which are the pride of the Greenwich Observatory. An account is given of the need to fix the longitude and some of the attempts at solution.   Sir Isaac Newton’s summation of the problems and the possible solutions is discussed, as […] Read More

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