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Christie's to sell Isaac Newton's notes for greatest work

June 01, 2021 12:36 pm

Pages containing Isaac Newton's jotted revisions to his masterwork, the "Principia," are expected to sell next month for between 600,000 pounds and 900,000 pounds (USD 850,000 and USD 1.3 million), auctioneer Christie's said Tuesday.

Christie's to sell Isaac Newton's notes for greatest work

June 01, 2021 10:34 am

Pages containing Isaac Newton's jotted revisions to his masterwork, the "Principia," are expected to sell next month for between 600,000 pounds and 900,000 pounds (USD 850,000 and USD 1.3 million), auctioneer Christie's said Tuesday

Einstein, Newton 'misled' the world: Unaware of controversial remarks by two speakers, say organisers

January 06, 2019 6:11 am

The two speakers were Dr Kannan Jegathala Krishnan, whose designation in the conference manual is mentioned as ‘senior research scientist and coordinator’ at World Community Service Centre at Aliyar in Tamil Nadu, and Prof G Nageswara Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Andhra University.

Stephen Hawking rests between Newton, Darwin at Westminster Abbey

June 16, 2018 5:03 pm

Over the course of his adult life, Hawking suffered from a motor-neuron condition linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), diagnosed in 1963.

Brahmagupta II came up with gravitation law 1000 years before Newton, says Rajasthan Education Minister

January 09, 2018 7:33 am

"A few days ago, I was reading about Newton...who came up with the law of gravitation? Newton did, this is what I read, you read. If you delve deeper, Bramhagupta the second had given us this rule a thousand years before Newton."

Graffiti sketched by young Isaac Newton discovered

December 11, 2017 8:28 pm

A new light-based analysis system has found graffiti in the childhood home of Isaac Newton, expected to have been drawn by the discoverer of gravity.

‘Akbar is not The Great, just a ruler from outside’

April 10, 2015 2:21 am

Rajasthan minister Vasudev Devnani, who wants textbooks redone, compares Akbar & Rana Pratap, Newton & Aryabhatta.

Laws of motion's original manuscript now available online

December 12, 2011 5:52 pm

Library include scientist's own annotated copy of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

Kepler’s world

August 19, 2009 3:26 am

Much has been made of the 400th anniversary this year of Galileo pointing a telescope at the moon and jotting down what...

1 in 20 Brit kids think Bob Geldof discovered gravity!

July 29, 2009 3:25 pm

The shocking survey has also revealed that Brit kids thought Harry Potter author JK Rowling wrote Jane Austen’s novel 'Pride and Prejudice'.

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