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Newton’s Physics

  • Pierre FleuryEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)

Abstract

In the somewhat legendary book Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica [5] (Mathematical principles of the natural philosophy), published in 1687, Isaac Newton set the fundamentals of modern physics, based on mathematics and calculus. His formulation of mechanics and gravitation remained unchallenged for more than two centuries.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Instituto de Física TeóricaMadridSpain

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