# SIR ISAAC NEWTON One of the Greatest Minds of All-Time

Series: Great Biographies

Author: The History Hour

Narrated By: Jerry Beebe

Length: 1 hr and 31 mins

Isaac Newton’s main body of work was as a physicist and mathematician. He was a part of a scientific revolution in the 17th century, which would fundamentally change the way that people would see the world.

In the field of optics, he would advance our understanding of light and how we saw it. In mechanics, he would create his famous three laws of motion, but it’s in physics that he became most well-known for his understanding of gravity and in mathematics, for his discovery of calculus and writing, perhaps, the single most important scientific book of all-time, the Principia, which is still referenced today.

Inside, you will find chapters on:

Born into Tragedy

His Life in Cambridge

The Start of His Genius

The Birth of Calculus

Newton Invents a New Telescope

His Famous Work on Light and Color

Newton and His Rivals

The Most Important Science Book of All Time

The Principia

The Apple Myth

Newton’s Dark Obsessions

Newton the Man and His Later Life

Newton the Hangman

Newton’s Weird and Wonderful Personality

His Final Years

Newton’s Legacy

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Sir Isaac Newton

How Can We Use Newton’s Strengths in Our Lives?

The Best Books on Isaac Newton

And much more!