1855 EXQUISITE Life of ISAAC NEWTON Science Mathematics Astronomy by David Brewster
“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.” ― Isaac Newton
David Brewster was a well-known Scottish mathematician and astronomer who made significant contributions to optics and philosophical astronomy. He is most remembered for his biographical account of Isaac Newton and a work, ‘More Worlds than One’ which explored the possibility of multiple universes.In addition to the early events of Newton’s life, Brewster covers Newton’s mathematical and astronomical experiments in “The Life of Sir Isaac Newton”. This book details Newton’s first telescope construction, developing better astronomical technology, philosophies and theories on behavior of light, and a chronology of Newton’s works.
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The life of Sir Isaac Newton
London; Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, .
•Collation complete with all pages: 346poIllustrated throughout with figures•Note on dating:oLondon printing. Presentation label of St. John at Hackney Grammar School Arithmetic Prize inscribed to John Body by Head Master Arthur Nidler M. A. Christmas 1855.•Language: English•Binding: Prize Leather; tight and secure•Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)Our Guarantee:
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