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ExactlyThe story of the development of precision engineering, from making cylinders for steam engines to the Hubble space telescope.
by Simon Winchester
Score: 8.5
Published: 2018
Read: April 28th 2019

Comments


John said

Very good. Lots of science, history and character portraits of obsessive engineers.

apscott said on October 4th 2019, 09:00:40

A great read. Very dense, in that there is a lot of descriptive text relating to engineering concepts and process so not easy to skim read! Engages the brain (in my case) and any book that quotes LJK Setright has to be a winner I reckon.

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