Annotations for Isaac Newton


Baker & Taylor
Despite being known for his moody and vindictive nature, Isaac Newton was a celebrated genius of his time due to his many incredible accomplishments and discoveries, including inventing calculus and giving a scientific explanation of gravity.

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Baker & Taylor
Isaac Newton was not only briiliant, but secretive, vindictive and obsessive. Here is a portrait of the man, contradictions and all, than places him against the backdrop of seventeenth-century England, a time of plague, the Great Fire of London, and two revolutions.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents a biography of Isaac Newton, a celebrated genius of his time who invented calculus and gave a scientific explanation of gravity, but also tried to destroy other scientists who questioned his work.

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Penguin Putnam

What was Isaac Newton like? Secretive, vindictive, withdrawn, obsessive, and, oh, yes, brilliant. His imagination was so large that, just "by thinking on it," he invented calculus and figured out the scientific explanation of gravity.Yet Newton was so small-minded that he set out to destroy other scientists who dared question his findings. Here is a compelling portrait of Newton, contradictions and all, that places him against the backdrop of 17th-century England, a time of plague, the Great Fire of London, and two revolutions.



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