Georgia Tech Archives Rare Book Spotlight: Newton’s Principia & Opticks (Online)

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    • Tuesday February 2, 2021
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: ONLINE
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Summary Sentence: Join Georgia Tech Astronomer Jim Sowell and Archivist Alison Reynolds to explore Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia & Opticks.

Full Summary: Join Georgia Tech Astronomer Jim Sowell and Archivist Alison Reynolds to explore Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia & Opticks. 

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Join Georgia Tech Astronomer Jim Sowell and Research Services and Instruction Archivist Alison Reynolds to explore Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia & Opticks. You’ll get a virtual look at the Georgia Tech Archives copies of Newton’s Principia, which established the modern science of dynamics and serves as the basis for the modern study of physics, and Opticks, which provided our modern understanding of light and color. Participants will discuss intersections between rare books and science and why these works are pivotal to our current understanding of physics and astronomy.

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Georgia Tech Library

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Faculty/Staff, Public, Undergraduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
event, Jim Nowell, newton, Principia, Opticks
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  • Created By: Jason Wright
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 20, 2021 - 1:22pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 21, 2021 - 3:44pm