Isaac Newton: liar and cheat?

Wed 6 Sep • 14:00 – 15:00

C122 • Checkland
University of Brighton

Organised by:
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Suitable for: 16+

    Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley were pioneering scientists, but has their place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton? John Gribbin argues that Newton was a liar and plagiarist who tried to write Hooke out of history, and without him, British science would have made a great leap forward in the second half of the 17th Century. 

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