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From Galileo to Newton by A. Rupert Hall

A. Rupert Hall;

The near century (1630–1720) that separates the important astronomical findings of Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) and the vastly influential mathematical work of Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727) represents a pivotal stage of transition in the history of science. Tracing the revolution in physics initiated by Galileo and culminating in Newton's achievement...
Publish Date
1800
January 1
First Published in 1981
Goodreads rating
4.17
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Oct 18, 2020
From its title and the fact that it's part of series, Rupert Hall's _From Galileo to Newton_ sounds like it would be a boring survey, but actually it's one of the best books I've read on the history of science.      source