"This book traces the life of Isaac Newton, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on gravity and light for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Newton's life."--
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
17th centuries apple fall apple toward Earth Barnabas Smith became known Becomes a fellow buboes bubonic plague bullied Byron Cambridge Becomes center ofour cheaters Christmas Day coins colors Copernicus decided discoveries Earth fall Earth’s gravity pulled England exactly the right Facthound falling apple Famous students farmer force that pulled Galileo Galilei Gottfried Wilhelm Grantham Hannah huge husband ideas Internet sites invented calculus Isaac’s mother knighted by Queen Laws of Motion lenses London Manor math Mathematician member of Parliament Moon orbits Earth move unless Newton and Leibniz Newton returned Newton was born Newton’s Apple NewToN’s Third law object orbit the Sun planet Principia prism professor of mathematics pulled the apple Queen Anne rainbow reflecting telescope refracting Renaissance Returns to Cambridge right weight Royal Mint Royal Society scientists scooter silver Sir Isaac Newton solar system split light thought tiny Trinity College University of Cambridge warden white light Woolsthorpe