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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.
 

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Christophe Dumas

Adaptive optics and exoplanets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Galileo: my astronomical hero
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Detecting exosolar planets
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Exoplanet formation
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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Christophe Dumas

Ground-based vs. space-based observatories
Christophe Dumas - European Organisation for Astronomical Research

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