The rainbow, the moon, a spinnig top, the ebb an flow of the oceans... a falling apple. There is only one universe and it fell to Isaac Newton to discover its secrets. Newton was arguably the greates scientific genius of all time, and yet remains a mysterious figure.
Brilliantly illustrated by William Rankin, Inroducing Newton explains how, by the age of 25, entirely self taught, he had sketched out a system of the world. He was also a secret heretic, a mystic and an alchemist, the man of whom Edmond Halley said, *Nearer to the gods may no man approach!'
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