At school, we all learned from Isaac Newton that no object can change its speed unless an external force acts upon it. For the most part he's right—but now a team of physicists has demonstrated that sub-atomic particles could, in fact, accelerate themselves, without any force applied whatsoever. Read more...
In this innovative album, Rudresh Mahanthappa is to "Yardbird" m: Charlie Parker what Albert Einstein was to Isaac Newton. He revises Parker's legacy to his own advanced understanding, yet preserves the essential truth of Parker's contribution to jazz. One genius says "hello" to another...
Neil deGrasse Tyson, the popular astrophysicist considered by some on the right the secular left's false idol of pop-science, tweeted happy birthday wishes to physicist Isaac Newton on Christmas Day, a tweet that rapidly become his most popular and contested.
Neil deGRasse Tyson tweeted to celebrate an important birthday on December 25. On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would transform the world. Happy Birthday Isaac Newton b. Dec 25, 1642 — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) December 25, 2014 For that, he was accused of being anti-Christian. …the “Cosmos” [...]
On Christmas, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted this: On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would transform the world. Happy Birthday Isaac Newton b. Dec 25, 1642 — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) DecemberShow More Summary
On Christmas day, astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted about a man who was born Dec. 25, and changed the world by age 30. But he wasn't referring to Jesus Instead, Tyson was talking about Isaac Newton, who was born on the same date in 1642. Show More Summary
Astrophysicist, cosmologist and all-around baller Neil DeGrasse Tyson isn't one to be beholden to religious-turned-commercial holidays. He took to Twitter this week to troll the stalwart believers, wishing Isaac Newton, who was born on December 25th, a happy birthday. And, naturally, some people got a little mad. [ more › ]
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Let's spend some belated Christmas time with Neil Degrasse Tyson. It seems the astrophysicist spent Christmas morning tweeting some things about the holiday and some things not about the holiday, and now some people are upset with h...
On Christmas Day, Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted this gem: It quickly became his most retweeted message ever, and many accused him of "riling up Christians."That's completely absurd.
On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would transform the world. Happy Birthday Isaac Newton b. Dec 25, 1642 — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) December 25, 2014 … for jokers. And also comedians, bless their hearts. From the NYTimes: SAN FRANCISCO — The comedian Margaret Cho has been busking [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
This is a guest contribution from Jerry Low. Here’s one thing I bet you don’t know about Isaac Newton – do you know Newton has the most valuable tooth in human history? One of his teeth was sold in 1816 at auction for approximately $3,600. In today’s terms, that is about $35,000 – which [...]Show More Summary
Excerpted from IceCap Asset Management's Keith Dicker's latest letter to investors, Three hundred years ago, physicist Isaac Newton, compiled the Third Law of Motion. Ever since, people everywhere have noticed how every action does indeed have an equal and opposite reaction. Show More Summary
An object at rest stays at rest, and object in motion tends to stay in motion. This is inertia, defined famously by Isaac Newton in his First Law of Motion.
When Sir Isaac Newton developed his Third Law of Motion—that every action has an equal and opposite reaction—baseball wasn't even a sport. Yet his theory holds true when it comes to America's pastime, especially when we're talking about...Show More Summary
I have a confession to make: I am an inadvertent feminist. When I set out to write my screenplay Newton's Laws of Emotion -- a romantic-comedy take on Sir Isaac Newton's life -- I knew I had an opportunity to portray science differently from the waste of time many of us felt when we were in high school. Show More Summary
If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. Isaac Newton "Mike, I will come work with you and be your assistant," "You can come Julie, but as my associate and friend" My heart fills with...Show More Summary
As Isaac Newton didn’t say, to go up, Volkswagen had to go down. U.S. sales of Volkswagen brand vehicles declined 18% in October 2013, year-over-year, a 6182-unit decline in a market which expanded by 114,000 units, or 10%. Looking back,...Show More Summary
To the editor: In assessing the damage caused by the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson quoted another famous British citizen, Sir Isaac Newton, saying that his team is "standing on the shoulders of giants." ("Virgin Galactic fatal crash sends tremors through commercial...
The Brooklyn-based artist was inspired by Isaac Newton’s light refraction experiments, during which a ray of light splits into different wave lengths that make up the entire color spectrum. Another source of inspiration was Goethe’s color theory that deals