Opticks / Edition 1

Opticks / Edition 1

by Sir Isaac Newton
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Opticks / Edition 1

One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks comprises a comprehensive survey of 18th-century knowledge of light, describing Newton's own experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction and more in language the lay person can easily follow. Foreword by Albert Einstein.

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ISBN-13: 9781602065062
Publisher: Cosimo
Publication date: 06/01/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 945,691
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1726) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian. His 1687 monograph, Philosophia Naturalis Principia, lays the foundations for most of classical mechanics.

Table of Contents

Preface by I. Bernard Cohen
Foreword by Albert Einstein
Introduction by Sir Edmund Whittaker
Analytical Table of Contents of the OPTICKS prepared by Duane H. D. Roller
Sir Isaac Newton's Advertisements
Book One of the OPTICKS
Book Two of the OPTICKS
Book Three of the OPTICKS
Queries 1-31

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