Looking at a forgotten piece of history, "Newton's Tyranny" exposes the dark side of a flawed genius while celebrating the ultimate triumph of two unsung heroes.Looking at a forgotten piece of history, "Newton's Tyranny" exposes the dark side of a flawed genius while celebrating the ultimate triumph of two unsung heroes.Read Less
New. 0716742152. FLAWLESS COPY-AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY, WHY WAIT? --192 pages; clean and crisp, tight and bright pages, with no writing or markings to the text. --DESCRIPTION: The story of two men who felt the full wrath of Sir Isaac Newton's hostility-the Reverend John Flamsteed, the first Astromomer Royal, and Stephen Gray, a humble dyer and amateur scientist-and made significant contributions to science despite the obstacles that Newton placed in their path. Gray produced the first experiment in electrical communications, and Flamsteed pioneered observational astronomy and navigation.
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