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Jerry Richardson on Longitude, January 16, 2011

 Item — Object: 106

Scope and Contents

Prof. Jerry Richardson, P.E., D.WRE shares his love of nonfiction, engineering-related literature by unpacking Longitude by Dava Sobel. His storytelling is enhanced by some audio clips from the A&E "Longitude" movie. Solving the longitude problem was key to successful transoceanic travel, and helped ensure England's place in naval superiority in the 19th century. Another web resource. 


  • January 16, 2011


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


1 Digital Files : MP3 audio file

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository