The Strange, Secret History of Isaac Newton’s Papers | Science | WIRED


Keith Wayne Brown‘s insight:

An interview with the author of a new book, The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton’s Manuscripts, which traces the mysterious and precarious history of Newton’s works–not only on science but a great many on Biblical prophecy, heretical notions of God, and alchemical experiments. It is a tale of many “lucky twists” and “purposeful turns” that allowed for the papers to survive for posterity.

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