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ISBN-10: 0879759801

ISBN-13: 9780879759803

Edition: Unabridged 

Authors: Isaac Newton, Andrew Motte

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Sir Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles) (1687) is considered to be among the finest scientific works ever published. His grand unifying idea of gravitation, with effects extending throughout the solar system, explains by one principle such diverse phenomena as the tides, the precession of the equinoxes, and the irregularities of the moon's motion.Newton's brilliant and revolutionary contributions to science explained the workings of a large part of inanimate nature mathematically and suggested that the remainder might be understood in a similar fashion. By taking known facts, forming a theory that explained them in mathematical terms, deducing consequences from…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 5.48" wide x 8.60" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English