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Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 -- Manuscripts


The Chymistry of Isaac Newton

To merely say that Isaac Newton was a good scientist and brilliant thinker would be a bit like saying that Rachmaninov’s manipulation of the pianoforte was merely pleasing. Newton’s legacy in the annals of science is the mark of a genius, and there are literally hundreds of his manuscripts that have not yet fully been interpreted, described, or annotated. With support from the National Science...
The Chymistry of Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton is remembered today for his groundbreaking work in the fields of physics, mathematics, and astronomy. However, the renowned physicist was also an alchemist - a discovery that vexed some of Newton's admirers when it was uncovered in 1936. Originally featured in the 11-11-2005 issue of the Scout Report, Indiana University's fantastic Chymistry of Isaac Newton is dedicated to "Newton's...