The World’s First Meridian Line

Our daughter has flown free of the nest to study Chemistry at the University of St Andrews.

My recall of my life as a student (so long ago) seems still vivid. Whats stays with me is wonderful friendship, even though I struggled to find a ‘meridian line’ that did not exist.

Gregory’s Pillar:

To play this short film please click here or on the image above

Lines can be curves, which can ‘give way’ to astonishing tangents.

Please note: the following text used in this post comes from this published article:  Gregory s meridian line of 1673 74 a St Andrews detective story

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