Reference Entry

Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727), natural philosopher and mathematician

Richard S. Westfall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20059

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Early years and education | Undergraduate years | Anni mirabiles, 1665-1666 | The central mathematical discoveries | Optics and mechanics | Lucasian professor | Theology and alchemy | Newton's Principia mathematica, 1687 | Revolution | London and the mint | President of the Royal Society | The priority dispute | Final years

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Subjects: biography ; history

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