Isaac Newton

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Harper Perennial, 2004 - Education - 307 pages
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From one of the best writers on science, a remarkable portrait of Isaac Newton. The man who changed our understanding of the universe, of science, and of faith.

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A good intro to Newton's life. - Goodreads
The book is organized well and easy to read. - Goodreads
An excellent introduction to the life of Isaac Newton. - Goodreads
A great introduction. - Goodreads
Brief overview of Newton's life and work. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Evelyn - Goodreads

Newton was fascinating and brilliant. "School's closed because of the plague, I think I'll go home and make calculus." On the other hand, he was really not good at being part of a scientific community ... Read full review

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User Review  - Billie Pritchett - Goodreads

James Gleick does a very good job in Isaac Newton establishing Newton in his place and time and also make clear just why Newton was such a genius. Newton grew up a kind of poor farmer's son in 1643 ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

James Gleick was born in New York in 1954. He worked for ten years as an editor and reporter for The New York Times. He is the bestselling author of Chaos, Genius, Faster, and What Just Happened.

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