Peter Aughton

About the Author

Peter Aughton is the author of the hugely popular history titles Endeavour: The Story of Captain Cook’s First Great Epic Voyage, Resolution, Newton’s Apple, The Transit of Venus and Voyages that Changed the World (Quercus). Formerly a computer engineer in the aerospace industry, where he worked on the world’s first supersonic airliner, he went on to lecture at the University of the West of England for 25 years.
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