Isaac Newton

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Sir Isaac Newton had a great scientific community, and many of his principles are still being used today. Isaac Newton’s life, education, and personal life, have all effected contributions to science. Isaac Newton was born on January 4th, 1643 in Woolsthorpe, England. He was the only son of a farmer. At age 12, Newton had been enrolled at Kings School in Gratham, a town in Lincolnshire, England. His grandfather, who was a graduate of the university himself, convinced his mother to enroll him at Cambridge’s Trinity College, because of his innate intellectual abilities (Sir Isaac Newton, 1). During his first three years at college he found that his interests were advanced sciences. After obtaining his master’s degree, he then became a professor at the university, teaching mathematics. He rose to be one of the most widely known scientists and mathematicians of all time. Towards the end of his life, he lived in Cranbury Park, near Winchester, England (Sir Isaac Newton, 1). He passed away on March 31, 1727. Newton began furthering his education in June of 1661 (Isaac Newton, 1). His un...

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