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When ESA astronaut Tim Peake sets off for his six-month space journey next year, he will be flying under the mission name of Principia.
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Sweden's Uppsala University said a copy of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica is back with the school after its theft 40 years ago. Uppsala University officials said the book, which was given to the university by astronomer Petrus Elvius shortly after it was first published in 1687, disappeared from the school's library in the 1960s by means unknown, Swedish News Agency TT reported Monday. Officials said the book was given back to the school by a U.S.
LONDON (Reuters) - A collection of notes by the 17thcentury English mathematician and physicist Sir Isaac Newton,that scientists thought had been lost forever, have been found.
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