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Isaac Newton’s Papers and Letters on Natural Philosophy and Related Documents: Second edition

Isaac Newton’s Papers and Letters on Natural Philosophy and Related Documents: Second edition

A hundred years ago, Van Nuys was founded in a strategic land rush

A hundred years ago, Van Nuys was founded in a strategic land rush A flood of real estate ads trumpeted “the largest opportunity on the entire Pacific Coast today.” Then came the house-to-house telephone barrage by William Paul Whitsett beckoning every Angeleno to head for the San Fernando Valley for barbecue beef and beans. Read […]

10 Questions for Neil deGrasse Tyson

LISTEN TO FULL AUDIO: tinyurl.com Tyson is the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and host of NOVA scienceNOW. Here he answers reader questions and talks about the universe and how he’d save the world. Video Rating: 4 / 5

Isaac Newton and the Transmutation of Alchemy: An Alternative View of the Scientific Revolution Reviews

Isaac Newton and the Transmutation of Alchemy: An Alternative View of the Scientific Revolution Isaac Newton was a dedicated alchemist, a fact usually obscured as unsuited to his stature as a leader of the scientific revolution. Author Philip Ashley Fanning has diligently examined the evidence and concludes that the two major aspects of Newton’s research—conventional […]

Probability Angels Reviews

Probability Angels Matthew Huntington’s problems seem to keep growing. Not only is he seeing things in garbage cans but his mentor doesn’t think he’s working up to his full potential, his best friend can’t offer any solace but drunken confusion and his wife is dying in Central Park. Of course, the fact that Matthew himself […]

Newtown Bluegrass Festival set for May 1 at the Newtown Theatre

Newtown Bluegrass Festival set for May 1 at the Newtown Theatre NEWTOWN – Tickets are now available for the Newtown Bluegrass Festival, being held this year on Sunday, May 1 at the historic Newtown Theatre. Two concerts will be held that day – one at 2:30 and the other at 7:30 p.m. Read more on […]

Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730

Opticks: Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light-Based on the Fourth Edition London, 1730 One of the most readable of all the great classics of physical science, Opticks comprises a comprehensive survey of 18th-century knowledge of light, describing Newton’s own experiments with spectroscopy, colors, lenses, reflection, refraction and more in […]

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