Tag: Chronometer

Harrison's Chronometer and the Determination of Longitude
History of Aneroid Barometers | October 29, 2017
Harrison’s Chronometer and the Determination of Longitude
The Science Museum recently posted a very interesting blog about the story behind John Harrison and his portrait at the Royal Observatory. In its own way, the invention of the aneroid barometer by Lucien Vidi and its determination of altitude…