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The Resource Magnificent Principia : exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece, Colin Pask

Magnificent Principia : exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece, Colin Pask

Label
Magnificent Principia : exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece
Title
Magnificent Principia
Title remainder
exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece
Statement of responsibility
Colin Pask
Title variation
Magnificent Principia
Title variation remainder
exploring Isaac Newtons masterpiece
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pask demonstrates how the Principia sets out Newton's approach to science, how the framework of classic mechanics is established, how terrestrial phenomena like the tides and projectile motion are explained, and how we can understand the dynamics of the solar system and the paths of comets
Summary
The author of Math for the Frightened presents an accessible tour of the final edition of Newton's 17th-century opus to demonstrate how it established the modern world's approach to science, illuminating its coverage of topics ranging from projectile motion to the dynamics of the solar system
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10214755
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
531
Index
index present
LC call number
QA803
LC item number
.P37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece
Label
Magnificent Principia : exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece, Colin Pask
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn818738072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9781616147457
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013012120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)818738072
Label
Magnificent Principia : exploring Isaac Newton's masterpiece, Colin Pask
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn818738072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
528 pages
Isbn
9781616147457
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013012120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)818738072

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