“If I have seen further”, Isaac Newton once demurred, “it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants”. The process of invention has long been a cumulative one, in which incremental advances are made on previous innovations. However aShow More Summary
In a small, utilitarian office in Glendale, Ron Henderson methodically jotted down equations for Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion on a whiteboard next to his desk.
Romano Corradi created a stunning squid-like mosaic image of the recently discovered Ou4 nebula using data from the 2.5 meter Isaac Newton Telescope. Some signs point to it being a planetary nebula, but the actual origin of Ou4 is currently unknown. image via Romano Corradi
India's Zetatrek citizen science initiative is online workshop starting on 19th July, where science and math hobbyists from all over the world are invited to study the original manuscripts of Sir Isaac Newton. Read the rest
Sir Isaac Newton probably wasn't thinking about how animals urinate when he was developing his laws of gravity. But they are connected – by the urethra, to be specific. A new Georgia Institute of Technology study investigated how quickly 32 animals urinate. Show More Summary
Epic LLOYD and Nice Peter have released their latest Epic Rap Battles of History, and this time, it is Sir Isaac Newton going against Bill Nye. In a related report by The Inquisitr, season three of Epic Rap Battles of History have matched some of the most entertaining personalities which include Joan of Arc versus
Epic Rap Battles Of History, the popular web series that pits famous figures of the past against each other for hyperactively edited hip-hop duels, has cast a few real-life celebrity guest stars in the past—most notably Snoop Lion, as well as Key & Peele. Show More Summary
(YouTube link) This is what you may call old school vs. new school in the Epic Rap Battles of History series when Sir Isaac Newton raps against Bill Nye the Science Guy with help from Neil deGrasse Tyson. No matter how much you likeShow More Summary
Watch Newton lay down the laws of gravity
Hold the phone. Sir Isaac Newton is rap battling Bill Nye in an actually epic rap battle. Why so epic? Because Weird Al is playing Sir Isaac Newton, and Weird Al automatically makes everything epic, duh. Plus, Sir Isaac Newton actually...Show More Summary
Considering that Weird Al. is playing the part of Isaac Newton, the guy pretty much won by default. [ERB]
Finally, the matchup we've been waiting for: Bill Nye vs. Isaac Newton in an Epic Rap Battle (featuring Weird Al Yankovic as Newton):
It's pretty easy to burn out on the "Famous Rap Battles of History" videos, but every once in a while they do something special, like getting Key and Peele to do Gandhi vs. MLK. So, yeah...not...
“We got a badass over here.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson Physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton, played by “Weird Al” Yankovic, and science educator Bill Nye face off in a new episode of Epic Rap Battles of History. Bill receives a little extra help during his battle against Isaac from astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The [...]
As far as physics demonstrations go, the Newton’s Cradle is probably one of the most recognizable. Named after Sir Isaac Newton, the Newton’s Cradle demonstrates the law of conservation of momentum using swinging ball bearings. [Scorchworks] decided he wanted to build his own Newton’s Cradle. Show More Summary
By Susan J. Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A and Laura McCulloch Abraham Lincoln, Isaac Newton, Michelangelo, Winston Churchill, Ludwig van Beethoven, Jane Pauley, Michael Phelps, J.K. Rowling, Elton John. These are not only the names of fame and fortune, but also struggle. Show More Summary
If you want to truly grasp the scale of the Earth's polar ice sheets, you need some help from Isaac Newton. Newton taught us the universal law of gravitation, which states that all objects are attracted to one another in relation to their masses (and the distance between them). Show More Summary
In a preface to Sir Isaac Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, Edmond Halley wrote of the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics that: “Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.” If you are one of those who professes a belief that fact-deficient partisan hackery on Huffington Post is indeed a science (and who among us hasn’t on […]
Dooley writes, "In 1957, Irwin Allen (The Towering Inferno) produced The Story Of Mankind featuring a star-studded cast showcasing centuries of history. Who better to play Sir Isaac Newton than Harpo Marx?" Harpo in color!
It was Sir Isaac Newton's third law of motion that claimed that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, and it's this law that's working at full effect when it comes to the Miami Dolphins. With every move the Dolphins made over the offseason, there will soon be a corresponding move when it comes to the depth chart. Show More Summary