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CONTENTS 1 YOUNG ISAAC Born in Midwinter 8 The World Turned Upside Down 12 From Day to Day 14 Isaac's Schooldays 16 FIRED BY GENIUS College Days 22 The Borders of Knowledge 24 The Crucible 26 New Science 30 2 SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE The Academic Life 36 Jars and Telescopes 38 The Royal Society 42 Comets' Tails 44 3 MAN OF THE WORLD The Principia 48 Friends and Foes 50 London Life 52 "All Was Light" 56 Active to the End 58 Glossary 60 Bibliography and Index 62
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Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography.