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Isaac Newton: The Life And Biography Of Isaac Newton

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Pete Magner
Isaac Newton
On January 4, 1643, Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. He was an only child whose mother was a well off farmer. Newton was born prematurely and wasn’t expected to make it long but he overcame the odds and did. Soon after his birth the mother of Isaac (Hannah) left to marry a rich man, leaving Isaac under the new watch of his grandmother.
Isaac went to the Royal Academy and delivered a presentation on optics, this invention soon lead to him proving his theory of light and color. This was his first major public achievement and yet some were not very impressed with it, Robert Hooke was one of the people that were not thrilled with his work because he had studied optics before but didn’t find what Newton had found.
Newton worked day and night for almost 2 years on Philosophiae, Natrualis, Principia mathmatica, which translates to Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. This book is now said to be the single most influential books in physics and possibly all of science.
The reason we talk about newton today is because of his ...
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