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Newton's darkness : two dramatic views

Author: Carl Djerassi; David Pinner
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; River edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Publishing, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The name of Isaac Newton appears in virtually every survey of the public's choice for the most important persons of the second millennium. Yet the term "darkness" can be applied to much of Newton's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von; Isaac Newton; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Robert Hooke; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Djerassi; David Pinner
ISBN: 1860943896 9781860943898 186094390X 9781860943904
OCLC Number: 52520616
Description: 184 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Newton's Hooke / by David Pinner --
Calculus / by Carl Djerassi.
Responsibility: Carl Djerassi, David Pinner.

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"These two dramas brilliantly integrate Newton's battle with Leibniz over who invented the calculus and his tussles with Robert Hooke about just about everything else, by differentiating those Read more...

 
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