The Extremely Eccentric Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (4 January 1643 — 31 March 1727)was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian, and is considered by many scholars and members of the general public to be one of the most influential people in human history.  Richard Matthews tells the story of how the extraordinarily eccentric Isaac Newton created the Calculus and pubished his Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica. From “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson.

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