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 Secretive, vindictive, withdrawn, obsessive, and, oh, yes, brilliant.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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Review: Isaac Newton (Giants of Science)User Review - Melissa Mcavoy - Goodreads
Arguably Isaac Newton is the most influential scientist ever. In lively and anecdotal prose Krull explains and contextualizes Newton's massive scientific contributions and illuminates his prickly and ... Read full review
Review: Isaac Newton (Giants of Science)User Review - Sema - Goodreads
A glimpse into the intriguing life of a genius. Describes Newtonian Physics with elegant simplicity. Read full review