The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World
August 11, 2011
Hour 2: Who first determined the true shape of the planet and how was it done? We’ll talk this hour with science writer Larrie D. Ferreiro , who tells the story of the early 18th Century Geodesic Mission in his new book “Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World” (Basic Books, 2011).
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 Larrie D. Ferreiro: http://www.larrieferreiro.com/
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