Article ID: CBB000101332

Cambridge: Newton's legacy (2001)


Description Describes the importance of Newton's Opticks and Principia in the Cambridge Tripos examinations in mathematics from late 18th through late 19th century.

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Authors & Contributors
Hall, Amrie Boas
Hall, Alfred Rupert
Wothers, Peter
Wardhaugh, Benjamin
van Wyhe, John
Usselman, Melvyn C.
Science and Education
Revue d'Histoire des Mathématiques
Historia Mathematica
Journal of Cambridge Studies
Journal Electronique d'Histoire des Probabilités et de la Statistique
Earth Sciences History: Journal of the History of the Earth Sciences Society
Cambridge University Press
P. Lang
Science education and teaching
Universities and colleges
Newton, Isaac
Whewell, William
Watson, Richard
Wallis, John
Tennant, Smithson
Monge, Gaspard
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, early
20th century
Great Britain
London (England)
Cambridge University
Oxford University
École Polytechnique, Paris

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