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Isaac Newton and the scientific revolution

Author: Gale E Christianson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1996.
Series: Oxford portraits in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and scientific contributions of the famed English mathematician and natural philosopher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton, Sir
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gale E Christianson
ISBN: 0195092244 9780195092240 0195120809 9780195120806
OCLC Number: 34553396
Awards: Winner of Science Books & Films Best Science Books for Junior and High Schools 1997 Selected for the "1998 Books for the Teen Age" by the New York Public Library.
Description: 155 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: "To play philosophically" --
"My greater friend" --
Of genius, fire, and plague --
Revolutionary professor --
"Kindling coal" --
Alchemist --
"A book nobody understands" --
"Your most unfortunate servant" --
Mark of the lion --
Royal society --
War --
"Like a boy on the seashore".
Series Title: Oxford portraits in science.
Responsibility: Gale E. Christianson.
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Isaac Newton, a volume in the ongoing Oxford Portraits in Science series, explores the life of the famed English mathematician and natural philosopher considered by many to be the greatest scientist  Read more...

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All readers will enjoy the personal life story, and they will feel the excitement of Newton's discoveries of the laws that govern an orderly and knowable universe. * Booklist * This is not just a Read more...

 
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