Issac Newton

The creator of pet doors and a reflecting telescope


Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727), mathematician and physicist, one of the foremost scientific intellects of all time. Born at Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, where he attended school, he entered Cambridge University in 1661, he was elected a Fellow of Trinity College in 1667, and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 1669. He remained at the university, lecturing in most years, until 1696.

Reflecting telescope used today

The reflecting telescope is now used as a reflector to the scientists today. now, the reflecting telescope is called a reflector. Also, there telescopes used today that varies in different designs. The hugest reflecting telescope used today is the hubble telescope. Issac newton's design changed astronomers and scientists lives today.

The reflecting telescope

Newton designed a telescope that used mirrors, rather than lenses, to bring the light to a focus. It is interesting to note that Newton did not invent the idea of a reflecting telescope: the honor for this goes to the Scottish mathematician James Gregory, who designed an instrument in the early 1660s. Newton Change the life of astronomers forever.