Home Global News Isaac Newton’s notes will be auctioned for the biggest work

Isaac Newton’s notes will be auctioned for the biggest work

14
0

London: Handwritten notes showing one of history’s greatest scientific minds are going up for auction in London.

Isaac Newton’s summarized revision pages in his masterwork, The principlesAuctioneer Christie said on Tuesday, expected to sell for between £ 600,000 and £ 900,000 ($ 1.1 million and $ 1.6 million) next month.

Published in 1687, Newton’s mathematical principles of natural philosophy – Mathematical principles of natural philosophy – determine the laws of gravity and motion and is considered a scientific watershed. The first edition of the book sold at auction in 2016 for US3.7 million dollars.

Later handwritten notes published by Isaac Newton will be auctioned in London.Credit:file

Thomas Wenning, head of books and manuscripts at Christies in London, said the book “rediscovered our understanding of the universe”.

Sir SH Newton, the then Vice Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Professor SH Roberts, and R Bolumfield of Northbridge, after being given to the University in 1961

The then Vice Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Professor SH Roberts, and R. Bolumfield of Northbridge, examine a copy of the first edition of Sir Isaac Newton’s “Principia Mathematica”, one of only four, given to the University in 1961.Credit:Fairfax Archives

1 1/2 pages of notes for the planned second edition include comments and diagrams by Scottish mathematician and astronomer David Gregory. When Newton worked on the amendment, the two scientists met and corresponded principles In the 1690s.

Weining said that while he was working on the modifications, Newton “was swirling with the energy of one of the greatest minds the world had ever seen.”

“And we can see that at work, at the speed with which he is writing, ideas are fermenting from his pen,” he said.

Keith Moore, chief librarian of the Royal Society – the scientific club where Newton was president in the 18th century – said that Gregory “had a written dialogue with Newton. He met Newton and the partnership between them shaped Newton’s thinking.” Refined.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. The facts and opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of knews.uk and knews.uk does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.

For latest entertainment news| health news| political news| sports news| travel news| Covid-19 news| Tech news| Digital Marketing| Lyrics

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.