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Historical essay on the first publication of Sir Isaac Newton"s Principia.

by Stephen Peter Rigaud

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. to the reprint ed. by I. Bernard Cohen.
    SeriesThe Sources of science,, no. 121
    ContributionsCohen, I. Bernard, 1914-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA803 .R53 1838a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, viii, 108, 80 p.
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5285335M
    LC Control Number72004160

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Historical essay on the first publication of Sir Isaac Newton"s Principia by Stephen Peter Rigaud Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Newton’s first law states that, if a body is at rest or moving at a constant speed in a straight line, it will remain at rest or keep moving in a straight line at constant speed unless it is acted upon by a postulate is known as the law of law of inertia was first formulated by Galileo Galilei for horizontal motion on Earth and was later generalized by René Descartes.

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