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Newton and the Counterfeiter

The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist

Thomas Levenson

In 1695, Isaac Newton—already renowned as the greatest mind of his age—made a surprising career change. He left quiet Cambridge, where he had lived for thirty years and made his earth-shattering discoveries, and moved to London to take up the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint. Newton was preceded to the city by a genius of another kind, the budd...
Publish Date
2009
June 4
Goodreads rating
3.76
ISBN
9780151012787
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 23, 2021
@CraigMahoney @AstroKatie @neiltyson Only one I’ve read is Newton and the Counterfeiter! Great book, but not about his physics career. @TomLevenson      source