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This famous painting by Caspar David Friederic is entitled Wanderer above the Sea of Fog. To me it's a kind of commentary on the human condition, but also a perspective on what may have inspired Newton, Einstein, and so many others.



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Hi Richard,

You have probably heard of the famous words from Newton, 'If I have seen further than others, it's because I've stood on the shoulders of giants'. Brilliant metaphor. Reading his biography at the moment. 

Joseph.

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Oh that’s interesting, which biography is it?

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Hi Richard,

Never at Rest by Richard  S Westfall, published by Cambridge University Press.

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I've tread a bio of Netwon but I don't think it was that one, I'll take a look, thanks!