Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs

Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs

Streaming Video - 1997
Rate this:
This film is about English physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton (Karl Pruner) who is recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. Newton made seminal contributions to optics, and he shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for the development of calculus. Like a comet blazing across the night sky, Isaac Newton's theories on celestial movement and gravity scorched the fusty intellects at the Royal Academy in 1683. In this historical drama we see his young scribe, Humphrey (Kris Lemche), caught up in the rollicking race to change how the universe is perceived. He finds that even the greatest of men must overcome personal tragedies to achieve success. Through Newton, Humphrey learns that knowledge is what enriches existence and civilization, a lesson he shares later in life with his students and son...This film won the "Video Magic Award"from Parenting Magazine
Publisher: Victory Studios, 1997
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (51 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
data file

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at DPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top