The World’s First Meridian Line

Our daughter has flown free of the nest to study Maths 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 was haplessly struggling to find a ‘meridian line’ that did not exist.

Lines can be curves, and beautiful curves 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 this

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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