Isaac Newton (1642-1727)

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Date
1962
Summary
Discusses the work of Newton, who was born the day Galileo died, and was a contemporary and friend of Huyghens. Describes Newton's Principia Mathematica, one of the greatest scientific books ever written which was published through his friendship with Halley, another outstanding scientist of the time. Briefly discusses Newton's most important contributions to science which were his theories of light and prisms, and of motion and bodies in space.
Publishers
WNET/13; Indiana University
Genres
Educational; Historical
Subject
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:29:16); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003265990; Other: GR00401908; MDPI Barcode: 40000003265990

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