Antonio de Ulloa’s Mystery

Stephen R. Wilk

De Ulloa was remarkable for being not only a naval officer and high-level official, but also one of the most renowned scientists of his day. He was a participant in the Spanish expedition to measure the arc of longitude in 1736, a student of the geology of South America, a student of botany and an observer of optical phenomena.

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Antonio de Ulloa’s Mystery

Stephen R. Wilk

De Ulloa was remarkable for being not only a naval officer and high-level official, but also one of the most renowned scientists of his day. He was a participant in the Spanish expedition to measure the arc of longitude in 1736, a student of the geology of South America, a student of botany and an observer of optical phenomena.

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Publish Date: 01 April 2004


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