Thought for the month

“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man’s brow.” Ovid, Roman Poet (43 BC – 17 AD).

Monday, 9 January 2017

Big bucks for books

A 1687 first edition of Newton’s Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica was auctioned last month for $3,719, 500. Setting a new world auction record for a printed scientific book.

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