Sir Isaac Newton's handwritten notes about momentous discovery of laws of motion and gravity now available online
Newton's English is recognisably different from our own, but his maths - building on work done by Rene Descartes - is exactly the same as what mathematicians use today. Here, he describes the curve of a mathematical function
sir isaac newton essay Isaac Newton's manuscripts gravitate to the web - CNN
From a Medieval Armenian Astrology manuscript / Sacred Geometry
Original Manuscript of Sweet Thursday
Diary of 18th century sailor provides fascinating insight into life below decks in Nelson's navy
"A unique record of the British navy between 1790 and 1833 that was compiled by a sailor has emerged in the US. The diary of George Hodge shows the "below decks" view of life at sea during a crucial time for Britain's senior service.
Studies of emblems, geometrical diagrams, and notes by Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian, ca. Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Sir Isaac Newton, Philosophiæ naturalis principia mathematica (Mathematical principles of natural philosophy), c.
“Ancient Chinese map of planet Earth’s northern sky is part of the Dunhuang Star Atlas, one of the most impressive documents in the history of astronomy. The oldest complete star atlas known, it dates.