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The Measure of All Things
- The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error that Transformed the World
- By: Ken Alder
- Narrated by: Byron Jennings
- Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
In researching one of history's greatest scientific quests, a mission to measure the Earth and define the meter, Ken Alder stumbled on a 200-year-old secret: The meter, it turns out, is in error. This is a story of two men, a secret, and a timeless human dilemma: is it permissible to perpetuate a small lie in the service of a larger truth?
- By Thomas on 04-25-03
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