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Sir Isaac Newton : the gravity of genius

Author: Jack PerkinsAllan ChapmanMichael Francis AtiyahI Bernard CohenRichard S WestfallAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, [2004]
Series: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the age of 23, he had laid the foundations for calculus, the laws of gravity, motion and inertia, and begun experiments on light. His major work is called 'The Principia'. Isaac Newton has been called the Father of Modern Science. His incredible body of work represents arguably the greatest contribution to science ever made by an individual. But despite living at the vibrant center of an inspired social scene,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Biography
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Perkins; Allan Chapman; Michael Francis Atiyah; I Bernard Cohen; Richard S Westfall; David Pryke; Paul Bernard; Paul Johnson; Christopher L Stone; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767066782 9780767066785
OCLC Number: 57031706
Notes: Originally broadcast on television in 1995.
Credits: Camera, David Pryke, Paul Bernard, Paul Johnson ; editors, Steve Pomerantz, Margaret Moore ; music, Christopher L. Stone.
Performer(s): Host: Jack Perkins ; interviews with: Alan Chapman, Sir Michael Atiyah, I. Bernard Cohen, Richard S. Westfall, Frank E. Manuel.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Series Title: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Sir Isaac Newton, the gravity of genius
Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Peter Doyle ; series producer, Melanie Blythe.

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By the age of 23, he had laid the foundations for calculus, the laws of gravity, motion and inertia, and begun experiments on light. His major work is called 'The Principia'. Isaac Newton has been called the Father of Modern Science. His incredible body of work represents arguably the greatest contribution to science ever made by an individual. But despite living at the vibrant center of an inspired social scene, his personal life was marked by loneliness. Examine the many discoveries and private fears of this remarkable man.

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