# Newton’s Principia: looking beneath the surface of a mathematical masterpiece.

Welcome to my Principia site. It is largely based on *The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy*, Isaac Newton, translated and annotated by Charles Leedham-Green and published by Cambridge University Press. The direction that the blog takes will be governed by your contributions. Please share your thoughts by commenting below.

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amazing how few have read Charles new translation, et alone commented on it. 20 years of work phew.

My maths and understanding of the whole is so incomplete that I need instruction.

Just have had read to me Prof Jones comments on the French astronomer of yesteryear and his contribution to the subjects of the Principia.

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Amazing to have a mathematical genius translated by a mathematical genius. Is Prof Leedham-Green the first person to actually translate the underlying mathematics rather than just the words? Love the book, love the blog.

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