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    Re: Irradiation and manual navigation
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2010 Mar 15, 14:24 -0000

    Frank had written-"As for Chauvenet, he had almost no experience in 
    navigation. Though he was an exceptionally competent and
    meticulous mathematician, why would you trust his numbers on something like 
    this? Are his works Scripture?? "
    
    And I responded-
    "This is not the first time that Frank has made such a statement about 
    Chauvenet, in dismissing his views. I would like him to
    provide the evidence on which it is based.
    And if, as it should, experience in navigation is the thing that matters, I 
    ask Frank to outline his own such experience, so that we
    can weigh up his own worth against that of Chauvenet."
    
    Thanks to Frank for doing some extensive research, which provides 
    more-than-sufficient evidence to back up his statement about
    Chauvenet's lack of navigational experience, and I have learned from that research.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable, at  george@hux.me.uk
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
    
    
    
    

       
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