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Newton : the father of modern astronomy (Abrams Discoveries)

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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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Laura LVD
Bellísimo librito cuyo nombre es engañoso. Newton es mencionado en varias páginas pero el libro no es exclusivamente sobre Newton- más bien es un compendio de científicos, particularmente astrónomos, contemporáneos a Newton y algunos un poco posteriores.
Lo mejor que tiene es que está minuciosamente documentado y tiene una infinidad de ilustraciones increíbles.
Vale la pena aunque no interese el tema. Es uno de esos objetos bellos con los cuales uno se encariña. Es de la misma colección de un (ta
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Nikki
Apr 21, 2014 rated it liked it
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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.
Shannon
Jan 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Interesting but very concise book on Newtons life and work. Beautifully illustrated.
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Great book, full of all kinds of interesting information. And the pictures are to die for. A truly wonderful read for anyone interested in Newton.
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