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*by Sir Isaac Newton, one of the top 5 Physics-Maths books of all times?***Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica**-
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Is **Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica** by Sir Isaac Newton, one of the top 5 Physics-Maths books of all times?

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According to this list its number one in the Science section:

http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/50_books_that_changed_the_world/

Other lists don't even bring it up and curiously Euclid's Elements never comes up. I guess because so many students were traumatized by math in their early years that they've blocked this book out of their memory.

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