At a glance:
- Author: Myra Stillman, Beulah Tannenbaum
- First Published: 1959
- Time of Work: 16421727
- Setting: London and Cambridge, England
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Science or scientists, Eighteenth century, Seventeenth century, Biography, Mathematics or mathematicians, Astronomy or astronomers, Physics or physicists, Calculus
- Locales: Europe, London, England, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Form and Content
Beulah Tannenbaum and Myra Stillman organize their charmingly anecdotal biography Isaac Newton: Pioneer of Space Mathematics into nine chapters that focus on the important stages in the great scientist’s career. Newton was one of those dominant minds who emerge from an obscure background and leave the world greatly changed. Born on Christmas Day, 1642, to Hannah Ayscough Newton of Woolsthorpe in Lincolnshire, England, Newton was such a small, weak baby that his survival was not expected. His father, Isaac Newton, Sr., had already been dead almost...
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