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Newton : the father of modern astronomy (Discoveries)
Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way.
Paperback, 143 pages
Published October 30th 1992 by Harry N. Abrams
(first published September 21st 1992)
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A great historical insight into the period of time in which Newton was active in scientific communities. Full of illustrations and easy-to-read segments, this book is perfect for those wanting to get some background of Newton's famous discoveries including the refraction of light and universal gravitation. Suitable for non-scientists. Scientists - don't expect any mathematical proofs or in-depth descriptions of Newton's experiments.