The World of Isaac Newton

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This illustrated lecture covers Newton’s life and his mathematical and scientific labours in the context of 17th-century England, and feature his childhood in Lincolnshire, his university career in Cambridge and his later life in London as Master of the Royal Mint and President of the Royal Society. 

This lecture marks the launch of a Pitkin Guide on Isaac Newton.

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This event was on Mon, 28 Sep 2020


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