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Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (1818)

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (1818)

Source:¬†www.gutenberg.org/files/84/84-h/84-h.htm Chapter 4 From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation. I read with …

 

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Sir Isaac Newton (1687)

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Sir Isaac Newton (1687)

THE PRINCIPIA. THE AUTHOR’S PREFACE Since the ancients (as we are told by Pappus), made great account of the science of mechanics in the investigation of natural …

 

Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences, Galileo Galilei (1638)

Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences, Galileo Galilei (1638)

FIRST DAY INTERLOCUTORS: SALVIATI, SAGREDO AND SIMPLICIO Salv. The constant activity which you Venetians display in your famous arsenal suggests to the studious mind a large field for …