Let Newton be!
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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727 -- Knowledge -- Science,
  • Science -- History,
  • Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Fauvel ... [et al.].
ContributionsFauvel, John.
LC ClassificationsQC16.N7 L47 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033939M
ISBN 10019853924X
LC Control Number88009911

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