Physicist. Mathematician. Inventor. Mechanic. Author. Philosopher. Genius.
When dealing with Engineering Mathematics, we are constantly exposed to Limits, Continuity and Differentiability. These concepts in calculus, first proposed separately by Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz, have permeated every walk of life – from space sciences to sewage management. Show More Summary
Scientists will connect two of the most important scientific theories of all time - the law of universal gravitation and the theory of evolution - by unravelling the genetic code of the apple which inspired Isaac Newton's greatest discovery 350 years ago this year.
The first edition of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia Mathematica was sold for $US3.7 million ($5 million) at Christie earlier this week, becoming the most expensive printed science book ever sold at auction --. Albert Einstein described Newton's seminal 1687 work as "perhaps the greatest intellectual stride that it has ever been granted to any man to make". More »
Images: Getty/Wikimedia Commons The first edition of Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica was sold for $3.7 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, becoming the most expensive printed science book ever sold at auction—[insert joke about outrageous college textbook prices]. Show More Summary
A bound copy of Sir Isaac Newton's seminal book on mathematics and science was sold for $3.7 million, making it the most expensive printed scientific book ever sold at auction, according to Christie's.
Upcoming auctions this week will feature a first edition of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica and an incomplete set of the The North American Indian. Some spectacular items sold last week, including the autograph...Show More Summary
Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton is up for auction and is expected to fetch at least $1 million.
Tattoo artist and television personality Kat Von D has inked a deal in Windsor Square, buying a noted Victorian-style home in the historic neighborhood for $6.5 million, The Times has confirmed. Built in 1890 for Isaac Newton Van Nuys, the prominent landholder for which the San Fernando neighborhood...
(Rice University) Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton's numerical methods to demonstrate how 'inexact computing' can dramatically improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers.
Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton's numerical methods to demonstrate how "inexact computing" can dramatically improve the quality of simulations run on supercomputers.
Small Spanish publisher Kronecker Wallis is doing a Kickstarter campaign to print a well-designed version of Isaac Newton’s Principia, one of the most important texts in science. We have spent several months working on a desire. TheShow More Summary
As I'm sure many people are aware these days, with the greater availability of historical materials and their analysis, Isaac Newton was as much alchemist as scientist. His worldview encompassed mysticism, mathematics, and cosmology in equal parts, a function of his time. Show More Summary
If looks could kill… Keke Palmer looks AH-Mazing in the new issue of Vulkan magazine, serving up fierce face for her photo shoot! The Scream Queens starlet dressed in a floral Isaac Newton gown to pose in a tub of water, and we're totally living for all this smolder. Doesn't she look mesmerizing?? Related: Lea Michele & Keke [...]
How did Newton derive the universal law of gravitation? This question was originally answered on Quora by Alejandro Jenkins.
Adonis was already 750 years old when Isaac Newton formulated his Laws on Motion
What goes up must come down. That's what Sir Isaac Newton suggested anyway in his Universal Law of Gravity. It is easy to think in watching the stock market since the end of June, however, that it does not adhere to the law of gravi...
Eirenaeus Philalethes was at the height of his fame in the second half of the 17th century. His chemical writings had influenced Robert Boyle and would later guide the alchemical work of Isaac Newton. Even into the early 18th century these writings influenced such foundational figures in chemistry as Georg Stahl. Show More Summary
The Avengers. The Defenders. The X-Men. The Inhumans. The list of Marvel’s mightiest teams goes on and on, collections of the finest heroes in the universe. Stephen Strange just beat all of them by starting his own magical team featuring one of the most influential scientists in history and a straight-up fictional wizard. Read more...