Consider this gabled Victorian a well-traveled dame. Originally built by landholder Isaac Newton Van Nuys — the San Fernando Valley neighborhood is named after him — on a corner in Westlake, the mansion was moved in 1914 by his son, J. Benton Van Nuys, to its current location in Windsor Square....
originally published in Advertising Age To understand what happened at South by Southwest (SXSW) this year, pick up a physics textbook. Sir Isaac Newton's Third Law of Motion can be considered the primary law of the festival, and ofShow More Summary
This impressive mansion once housed Valley tycoon Isaac Newton Van Nuys The historic home of Isaac Newton Van Nuys is on the market for the first time since 1998. Per the listing, the house was constructed by Van Nuys in the 1890s, then "moved to its current location by his son J. Show More Summary
A lost manuscript details the father of physic’s fascination with “chymistry.” News by Raine Winters Image via Wikipedia Who knew the infamous English physicist and mathematician Isaac Newton, well known for major contributions to the...Show More Summary
When he wasn't helping to establish modern physics (or getting bonked on the head by apples), Sir Isaac Newton devoted himself to uncovering the secrets of the "philosopher's stone"—a mythical concoction that was said to turn lead into gold. In fact, Newton wrote more than 1 million words about...
Although Isaac Newton is known as the father of physics, he devoted a lot of time to studying alchemy.
Gotta get that philosopher's stone. (Photo: Chemical Heritage Foundation) Isaac Newton didn’t believe in magic, but he did believe in the philosopher’s stone, a legendary concoction that could turn lead to gold. In Newton’s time, chemistry had not been developed, and alchemy was a perfectly respectable pursuit for a scientist. Show More Summary
Isaac Newton’s “philosopher’s stone” manuscript was recently discovered amid documents purchased at a February auction. The 17th-century document, which was acquired by The Chemical Heritage Foundation, contains a handwritten “recipe” for “sophick mercury,” which is an essential ingredient in the production of the legendary stone. Show More Summary
Reminder: The father of physics was super into alchemy.
Combine one part Fiery Dragon, some Doves of Diana, and at least seven Eagles of mercury, and what do you get? A key precursor to the Philosopher's stone, according to a rediscovered manuscript handwritten by legendary physicist Isaac Newton. Show More Summary
Scientists of the US-based Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) have published Isaac Newton's original alchemy treatise describing how to turn anything into gold.
Are you ready for some immortality? A manuscript containing Isaac Newton’s alchemy formula for the philosopher’s stone – the legendary ‘elixir of life’, metal transmuter and key to immortality – has been rediscovered. Will the new owners keep it for themselves, sell it to the highest bidder,...
Scientific pioneer may have experimented with substance once believed to offer immortality
- Rare Book Week NYC is coming up soon! Book fairs, auctions, and exhibits galore.- The Chemical Heritage Foundation has purchased Isaac Newton's manuscript copy of an alchemical treatise by George Starkey; the document also contains a record of one of Newton's own alchemical experiments. Show More Summary
The 17th century manuscript, which was handwritten by Isaac Newton, describes a procedure for making mercury—a substance that alchemists thought could turn lead into gold. Read more...
Designer Isaac Newton at Art Hearts Fashion Spring Showcase 2016 Los Angeles Fashion Week started Monday night with Arts Heart Fashion presenting their largest spring showcase to date, with over 40 designers showing their work on the cat walk in the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood and which continues through today Thursday March 17th. Show More Summary
Designer Isaac Newton at Art Hearts Fashion Spring Showcase 2016 Los Angeles Fashion Week started Monday night with Arts Heart Fashion presenting their largest spring showcase to date, with over 40 designers showing their work on the...Show More Summary
In my defense of my account of morality, I have worried about the presentation that I have used to express the basic ideas used in this theory. I present them by describing a universe that consists of a single person (Alph) with a single...Show More Summary
Since the 17th century, science was intrigued by the nature of light. Isaac Newton was certain that it consists of a stream of particles. His contemporary Christiaan Huygens, however, argued that light is a wave. Modern quantum physics says that...
Since the 17th century, science was intrigued by the nature of light. Isaac Newton was certain that it consists of a stream of particles. His contemporary Christiaan Huygens, however, argued that light is a wave. Modern quantum physics says that both were right. Show More Summary