Isaac Newton: His Life and Work

Synopsis
Dr Simon Schaffer presents a short biography of Sir Isaac Newton, explains his main scientific achievements, and sets them in the context of his life and times. Shot on location at Woolsthorpe Manor and Trinity College Cambridge.
Series
British History Videotape Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 31 min.
Year of production
1984
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p) (World Microfilms)
Uses
A-level and undergraduate history.
Subjects
History
Keywords
history of science; Newton, Isaac

Credits

Director
Colin Grimshaw
Producer
Kathleen Burk
Cast
Simon Schaffer 

Distributor

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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