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Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton"s principles

James Ferguson

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Published
**1764**
by printed for A. Millar in London
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2189, no. 6).

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Microform |

Pagination | [8],354,[10]p.,XVII plates |

Number of Pages | 354 |

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Open Library | OL22340453M |

Sir Isaac Newton (Jan. 4, –Ma ) was a superstar of physics, math, and astronomy even in his own time. He occupied the chair of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge in England, the same role later filled, centuries later, by Stephen conceived of several laws of motion, influential mathematical principals which, to Author: Mary Bellis. Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician and physicist whose laws of motion are very famous! Newton's first law of motion states that a body remains at rest or continues in uniform motion in a straight line unless acted upon by a force.

Born at Woolsthorpe, England, Sir Isaac Newton was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, where he graduated in During the plague of , he remained at Woolsthorpe, during which time he formulated his theory of fluxions (the infinitesimal calculus) and the main outlines of his theories of mechanics, astronomy, and optics, including the theory of universal gravitation.5/5(3). Sir Isaac Newton. Six years after his death, Newton's nephew Benjamin Smith published a small portion of Newton's later writings on the prophetic Books of Daniel and Revelation. For more than two centuries, this book provided the only glimpse into Newton's prophetic thought.

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Isaac Newton was a physicist and mathematician who developed the principles of modern physics, including the laws of motion and is credited as one of the great minds of the 17th-century Scientific Born: Sir Isaac Newton PRS (25 December – 20 March /27) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Awards: FRS (), Knight Bachelor ().

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