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Latitude: how American astronomers solved the mystery of variation

Bill Carter, Merri Sue Carter - Transportation - 2002 - 252 pages
The author chronicles the remarkable scientific story of America's first great contribution to astronomy--solving the problem of "variation" in latitude. (Science & Mathematics)
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Simon Newcomb: America's unofficial astronomer royal

Bill Carter, Merri Sue Carter - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 213 pages
Recounts Simon Newcomb's climb from a penniless immigrant to the most renowned American astronomer of the 19th century, with never before published details of his family and ...
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Desperate Networks

Bill Carter - Business & Economics - 2007 - 304 pages
In the executive offices of the four major networks, sweeping changes are taking place and billions of dollars are at stake. Now Bill Carter, bestselling author of The Late ...
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Red Summer: The Danger, Madness, and Exaltation of Salmon Fishing in a ...

Bill Carter - Nature - 2008 - 256 pages
A vivid, unforgettable account of the danger, pain, and joy of working on a salmon fishing boat and living in a small village on the farthest edge of Alaska Set in the tiny ...
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The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy

Bill Carter - Performing Arts - 2010 - 432 pages
The New York Times bestselling author of The Late Shift delivers "a boisterous, two-timing, high-stakes drama about the business of comedy" (The Associated Press). No one is ...
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