# Wanted: For his law of gravitation

### Isaac Newton

## Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643 in Woolsthorpe, England and died in London on March 31, 1727.

## Where Did Isaac Newton Work?

Isaac Newton studied at Newton studied at Cambridge and was professor there from 1669 to 1701. His most important discoveries were made during the two-year period from 1664 to 1666. Also, when the university was closed, Newton retired to his hometown of Woolsthorpe, England.

## What Did Isaac Newton Do?

In addition to Newton's work on universal gravitation, he developed the three laws of motion which form the basic principles of modern physics. Also, his discovery of calculus led the way to more powerful methods of solving mathematical problems.