"A fascinating new angle on an important episode in 17th century science."
—Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and author of Just Six Numbers
"This is an amazing, fascinating and beautifully written story of scientific intrigue and bullying. After reading this book I can guarantee that your view of Sir Isaac Newton as a person will never be the same again!"
—Colin Humphreys, Cambridge University
About the Author
Dr. David Clark is Director of Engineering and Science at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Until 1985 he led the Space Astronomy research team at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, England. Clark is the author of The Cosmos from Space and the co-author, with his son Andrew, of Aliens. He lives in Oxford, England.
Stephen P.H. Clark is the son of David Clark and a postgraduate student at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University.