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About the cover: Newton's Principia


Author: Gerald L. Alexanderson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 54 (2017), 117-122
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/bull/1559
Published electronically: October 5, 2016
MathSciNet review: 3584101
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Gerald L. Alexanderson
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290
Email: galexand@scu.edu

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/bull/1559
Published electronically: October 5, 2016
Article copyright: © Copyright 2016 American Mathematical Society

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