Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

background

  • Newton was a good friends with Henry More, who was a teacher & Philosopher.
  • He studied the work of German astronomer Johannes Kepler on light, telescopes, and the movement of heavenly bodies.
  • he read Italian scientist Galileo's revolutionary views on mathematics and astronomy.
  • Being the son of the "lord of the manor," he was expected to go to a grammar school instead of starting work. This he did, to the Free Grammar School of King Edward VI at Grantham, about 5 miles away.
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Achievements section

  • Newton was elected a scholar of Trinity college in 1664. He later gained his Bachelor of arts in January (The next year).
  • After Newton created or discovered the laws of motion they later named the law after him (Newtons Laws).
  • Sir Isaac Newton was a British mathematician and physician, who lived between 1643 and 1727. He invented calculus, came up with the three laws of motion and discovered the law of gravity. Newton is considered to be among the most important scientists in the history of the world.
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Impact on Today Section

  • Newton created the Laws of motion.
  • Newton figured out numbers that goes on forever for example 1.2.3.4.5... and (1+x) the x could be any number

Interesting Facts section

  • Isaac Newton was born the same year when Galileo died in 1642
  • Newton was at the bottom of his class and rose quickly to the top of his class
  • Newton used a shed in the gardens at trinity college as a chemistry lab
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Interesting facts

  • Isaac Newton was born the same year when Galileo died (1642).
  • Newton used a shed in the garden at Trinity college as a chemistry lab.
  • Newton was at the bottom of his class and rose quickly to the top of his class.