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Europe's Oldest Living Creature May Reveal Secrets From The Past Thousand Years

Adonis was already 750 years old when Isaac Newton formulated his Laws on Motion

Cracking Open a Six-Pack

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...

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

Meet Doctor Strange's Magical New Teammates, Including Isaac Newton and Merlin

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

9 Outstanding Math Prodigies

last monthHumor / odd : Oddee

From the Chinese delivery man who solved a complex math riddle to the teen who came up with a solution for a 350-year-old problem posed by Isaac Newton, take a look at these real-life Will Huntings.

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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton

Tidal Forces Can Trigger Earthquakes Along the San Andreas Fault

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Since the time of Isaac Newton, scientists have wondered if the gravitational pull of the sun and moon might be strong enough to trigger earthquakes and tremors on Earth. An analysis of 81,000 low-frequency earthquakes along the San Andreas Fault now confirms these suspicions. Read more...

UK Royal Society's #1 cybersecurity recommendation: don't backdoor crypto

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Royal Society, once presided over by Isaac Newton, is one of Britain's most respected learned institutions: that's why it matters so much that the organisation's new report, "Progress and research in cybersecurity," begins by demanding...Show More Summary

Martin Shkreli -- NY State's Gunning for His Isaac Newton!

Martin Shkreli -- the controversial pharma exec people love to hate -- might have to part ways with some rare and historic treasures... like an Isaac Newton manuscript! New York state's tax board is going after Shkreli's insane collection of…

Warren Buffett once proposed a 4th Law of Motion to explain the pitfalls of active management

Isaac Newton changed the way we understand the physical universe in the late 1600s with his three laws of motion. The groundbreaking laws explain the relationship between a given body and the forces acting on it, and changes in the body's...Show More Summary

Your Cat May Understand Physics Better Than You Do

According to a new study, cats understand certain laws of physics. Does this make them smarter than their owners? Dog lovers will probably have an opinion on this. If he were still around, Isaac Newton might have one as well. This study may be viewed as evidence...

Neil deGrasse Tyson invokes ‘Star Trek’ and Isaac Newton in touching LGBT tribute

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Astrophysicist and Star Talk host Neil deGrasse Tyson signaled his solidarity with LGBT communities with a short Twitter “lecture” earlier this week. Tyson began his series of tweets with observations regarding rainbows, including Isaac Newton’s assignment of the colors seen in...

15 Observational Facts About Isaac Newton

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

6. That "shoulders of giants" thing was actually an insult.

5 Reasons Why You Need A Mentor

 “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton In the... The post 5 Reasons Why You Need A Mentor appeared first on Lifehack.

Physics Week in Review: June 4, 2016

Among this week's physics highlights: the expansion of the universe is accelerating a lot faster than we thought, Schroedinger's cat can now be alive and dead in two places at once, and Isaac Newton once tried to invent his own...

The Missing Links: The Origin of Video Game Easter Eggs

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Warren Robinett made a huge impact on video game history when he hid his name. News Flash: It would be best to avoid taking a 100,000 volt shock to the skin. I guess he felt like he hadn’t accomplished enough already: Isaac Newton once tried to invent his own language. Show More Summary

Joker Does His Best Isaac Newton on "Suicide Squad" International Magazine Cover

Two new "Suicide Squad"-themed magazine covers feature all of Task Force X and a scary-looking Joker.

Isaac Newton Once Tried To Invent His Own Language 

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The great 17th century physicist Isaac Newton is known for many things. There’s his laws of motion and theory of gravity. Plus, the dude invented calculus, wrote a lengthy treatise about optics, and dabbled in alchemy for good measure. But few people know that as a young college student, Newton tried to invent his own universal language. Read more...

An Explanation of the Concept-Based Language Invented by Sir Isaac Newton

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In the latest episode of their continually fascinating and informative etymological whiteboard series for Mental Floss, linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill verbally and visually explain about the little-known languageShow More Summary

Rifles: More on Muzzle Brakes

One morning, while running a knife blade around his eye socket for the purposes of exploration, Sir Isaac Newton thought up his Third Law of Motion, which states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. This is...Show More Summary

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