Eratosthenes and the Ancient Quest to Measure the GlobeBook - 2008
This book examines the techniques used by Eratosthenes, an ancient Greek, who came up with a calculation to measure the circumference of Earth during an era when measuring distance was uncommon.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Call Number: 526.1092 N513c
Characteristics: xi, 223 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm