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The Cosmic Mystery Tour$
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Nicholas Mee

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198831860

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198831860.001.0001

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The Path to Immortality

The Path to Immortality

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The Path to Immortality
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The Cosmic Mystery Tour
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Nicholas Mee

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198831860.003.0001

Newton’s theories of mechanics and gravity laid the foundations for the development of modern science. Newton is introduced through his activities at the Royal Mint. Newton’s ideas reigned supreme for over 200 years. Newtonian gravity was only superseded by Einstein’s theory of general relativity just over 100 years ago.

Keywords:   Einstein, general relativity, gravity, Newton, the Royal Mint

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