Principia Mathematica by Issac Newton

This seminal work is a comprehensive exploration of classical physics, laying the groundwork for much of modern science. The author presents his three laws of motion and law of universal gravitation, effectively bridging the gap between the abstract world of mathematics and real-world phenomena. The book also delves into the principles of calculus, a mathematical discipline the author significantly developed. This work has had a profound influence on the scientific understanding of the physical universe.

The 551st greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 614

Since this book was first published in 1687, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 614.0.

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