Sir Isaac Newton [DVD videorecording] : the gravity of genius / produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network ; produced by Peter Doyle ; series producer, Melanie Blythe.
Contributor(s): Perkins, Jack | Chapman, Allan | Atiyah, Michael Francis | Cohen, I. Bernard | Westfall, Richard S | Pryke, David | Bernard, Paul | Johnson, Paul | Stone, Christopher L | A & E Home Video (Firm) | New Video Group.Material type: FilmSeries: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm)): Publisher: Burlington, VT : New York, NY : A & E Home Video ; Distributed by New Video, Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767066782; 9780767066785.Other title: Sir Isaac Newton, the gravity of genius.Uniform titles: Biography (Television program) Subject(s): Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 | Physicists -- Biography | Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727. Principia | Mean value theorems (Calculus) | Calculus | Gravity | Motion | Inertia (Mechanics)Genre/Form: Documentary -- Televsion series.DDC classification: 530/.092
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DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Host: Jack Perkins ; interviews with: Alan Chapman, Sir Michael Atiyah, I. Bernard Cohen, Richard S. Westfall, Frank E. Manuel.
Camera, David Pryke, Paul Bernard, Paul Johnson ; editors, Steve Pomerantz, Margaret Moore ; music, Christopher L. Stone.
Originally broadcast on television in 1995.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
By the age of 23, he had laid the foundations for calculus, the laws of gravity, motion and inertia, and begun experiments on light. His major work is called 'The Principia'. Isaac Newton has been called the Father of Modern Science. His incredible body of work represents arguably the greatest contribution to science ever made by an individual. But despite living at the vibrant center of an inspired social scene, his personal life was marked by loneliness. Examine the many discoveries and private fears of this remarkable man.