Sir Isaac Newton's Contribution To The Science World

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Isaac Newton was a very famous scientist, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, and mathematician. He lived from 1643 through 1727 and had a very memorable lifespan.Isaac newton was most known for is law of gravitation and is his contribution to the science world. In the 17th century, Isaac Newton was credited as one of the most greatest minds. Isaac newton was an honorable man as he was knighted by Queen Anne of England which changed his name to Sir Isaac Newton. Isaac Newton was an introvert all his life. He was very secretive and protective with his work and personal life even after becoming rich and famous. Isaac Newton was also very insecure about his work even after being labeled as one of the world 's greatest minds. Sir Isaac Newton was…show more content…
Sir Isaac Newton developed not only the laws of motion but wrote a book on physics called Principia. His book was about all the concepts and principles about physics which later helped him explain the theory of gravity. Many people know Sir Isaac Newton who discovered the theory of gravity but he also discovered the reflecting telescope. Also Newton discovered the white light was a composite of all colors of the spectrum. Newton helped discover theories of calculus amongside Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz.
One of the biggest discoveries that Sir Isaac Newton was known for was the theory of gravity. The story goes that Newton returned from school one day and was sitting under a tree when an apple hit his head. Rumor has it that the apple suddenly caused Newton to come up with the theory of gravity. Though no one has proven that the apple actually hit him on the head this is a very common
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Many people have definitely oversimplified Newton’s work because they only give him credit for the theory of gravity but not much. Newton has discovered and proven many great concepts throughout his lifetime that he needs more credit for. His research about the three laws of motion was “still recited by physics students”(livescience.com). “During his lifetime Newton developed the theory of gravity, the laws of motion (which became the basis for physics), a new type of mathematics called calculus, and made breakthroughs in the area of optics such as the reflecting telescope.”(ducksters.com). Newton was overall a very important scientist, philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician that explained gravity which is a fundamental concept of
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