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SIR ISAAC NEWTON
SIR ISAAC NEWTON
England (1643 - 1727)
English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, his Philosophæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, is considered to be the most influential book in the history of science. In this work, Newton described universal gravitation and the three laws of motion, laying the groundwork for classical mechanics, which dominated the scientific view of the physical universe for the next three centuries and is the basis for modern engineering.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Alexei Filippenko

Bigger telescopes
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Competing teams in the 1990s
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Dark energy
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

An expanding universe
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Hubble and the Copernican revolution
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Intrinsic luminosity
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The inverse square law
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

IYA greeting
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and one-minute expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT: two teams in the 1990s (Part 1)
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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