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Newton and the counterfeiter : the unknown detective career of the world's greatest scientist
Newton and the counterfeiter : the unknown detective career of the world's greatest scientist
Levenson, Thomas2010
Articles
Already famous for his theories of planetary motion and gravity, Isaac Newton decided to take on the job of running the Royal Mint. This brought Newton into conflict with William Chaloner, a counterfeiter who faked coins. Set in late 17th-century London, this title challenges our perceptions of Britain's greatest scientist.
Imprint:
London : Faber, 2010.
Collation:
xii, 318 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: 2009.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780571229932 (pbk)
Dewey class:
530.092530.092LEV
Language:
English
BRN:
274643
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