|Publisher||PRISM BOOKS PVT LTD|
|Country of Origin||India|
Sydney Srinivas gives a condensed account of life and achievements of Isaac Newton who is undoubtedly one of the great Minds that mankind has come across. Not merely a scientist, he was an alchemist, theologian and a great administrator as well. In this book, The author gives a glimpse of the extraordinary personality of Newton. With a number of anecdotal stories from his childhood and youth which moulded his character. The author highlights the chief contribution of Newton, namely, a model for the physical world. Newton helped us understand gravity and gave us equations of Motion applicable for everyday objects and planets. It was Newton who enabled us to calculate many of the scientific and everyday features of interest such as speed and acceleration. His contribution to Optics is also brought out effectively. Newton was great as a scientist. How was he as a human being? Read this book to find out. The book explains the scientific contribution of the great man in a simple and lucid manner, making it easy and interesting for the school and college students and the general public interested in science.