The book examines: the Scientific Revolution and the new ideas of the Earth's place in the cosmos; the importance of nineteenth-century physics and chemistry in determining the compositions of stars; Einstein's Theory of Relativity and how ...

The volume presents their work on the principles of calculus and the theory of motion, and serves to clarify the conceptual foundation of analysis and mechanics in the century following Newton.

However, his papers include also pioneering work in applied mathematics and mathematical physics. This edition of his collected papers will consist of two volumes.