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Isaac Newton: The Last Magician

Isaac Newton - brilliant rational mathematician or master of the occult? This innovative biography reveals Newton as both a hermit and a tyrant, a heretic and an alchemist. Magical images mix with actors and experts to bring alive Britain's greatest scientific genius in his own words.

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59 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Jul 2013 01:20
BBC Two except Scotland

Are great scientists always heretics?

Are great scientists always heretics?

Presenter Dr Stuart Clark reveals five scientists who risked ridicule for their theories. Some have become household names, while others still remain in relative obscurity.

 

Credits

Role Contributor
NarratorHelen McCrory
NarratorHelen McCrory
ActorJonathan Hyde
ActorJonathan Hyde
Executive ProducerChris Granlund
Executive ProducerChris Granlund
DirectorRenny Bartlett
DirectorRenny Bartlett