Newton's Apple (28 Jul 2003)
Why does the image of a falling apple continue to fascinate? Ian Peacock finds out how writers have drawn on five different landmark discoveries and used them as metaphors in their fiction. He talks to Bernard MacLaverty on Newton’s Apple. They reveal their interpretation of the science, while scientists explain the original discoveries and whether they are flying the flag for science or are just dead dogs.
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