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Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton( )
Author: Gleick, James
ISBN:978-0-307-42643-7
Publication Date:Dec 2007
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
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Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was given a state funeral--an unheard-of honor for a subject whose achievements were in the realm of the intellect. During the years he was an irascible presence at Trinity College, Cambridge, Newton imagined properties of nature and gave them names--mass, gravity, velocity--things our science now takes for granted....
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Pages:288
Author Biography
Gleick, James (Author)
He wrote the worldwide bestseller Chaos, which was nominated for the National Book Award. He was the 1990 McGraw Distinguished Lecturer at Princeton University.

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