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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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Chris Corbally

Universal model changes
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Chris Corbally

Galaxy clusters and star personalities
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Early lens telescopes
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

My interest in science
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

IYA Greeting
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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