Historical Character illustration 2 of 20 – Issac Newton, the apple and the discovery of gravity!
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Putting Sir Isaac Newton on the right path Short story by Christopher Bowring When lay global warming skeptics point out to alarmists that the recent seventeen year period of steady global temperatures invalidates their climate models which predicted runaway global … Continue reading ?
On 27th November 2013, Sotheby?s London will offer a first edition of the most important book in the history of science ? Sir Isaac Newton?s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (?Mathematical principles of natural philosophy?), which was published for the Royal Society in 1687. Show More Summary
Histagrams — not to be confused with histograms — is a Tumblr blog that depicts historical events as Instagram posts. To see more of the funny posts, including Sir Isaac Newton’s #scienceswag, head over to Histagrams. images via Histagrams submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Apple, known for its innovative products, has a logo with an equally compelling story of corporate identity. The first Apple logo was designed by Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne in 1976. It shows Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree....Show More Summary
Sir Isaac Newton was right: there is no stopping Gravity. The Sandra Bullock-anchored drama finished first at the box office once again this week, sailing past the $170 million mark after just 17 days in release. The movie is now the tenth highest-grossing domestic film of 2010 and should easily clear $250 million in the U.S. Show More Summary
Isaac Newton had some pretty cool ideas. He was an English mathematician and scientist. You may know of him because he discovered gravity. He also had some laws of motion that were pretty important. There’s a commercial using one of those laws as their tag line – “A body in motion tends to stay in […]
In a review of Newton and the Origin of Civilisation by Jed Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold, Jonathan Rée takes note of the scientist’s attitude toward religion: Apart from trying to please his readers, Sir Isaac – as he became in 1705 – also sought to reassure them about his theological opinions. He was known to […]
The science titan wasn’t used to being outsmarted. But after two years of trying to shut down English counterfeiting, one underworld kingpin was still getting the better of him. Back in 1695, England’s Royal Mint discovered a serious problem: A massive portion of the circulating currency was phony. Show More Summary
Borussia Dortmund and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski stars in a brand-new FIFA 14 video that features the Ghost of Issac Newton. The video demonstrates how real ball physics come into play in FIFA 14. Instead of creating a boringShow More Summary
(YouTube link) Remember that time an apple fell on Sir Isaac Newton's head and he discovered gravity? This video compilation pays tribute to the concept. To celebrate Gravity Day (which was Monday), General Electric invited Vine users to record an apple drop, and then they string the best of them together. Show More Summary
Sir Isaac Newton should have been a golfer, and Tim Tebow should enter a long drive contest.
By Paul Sigrist: We all know that the market is correcting itself after a parabolic start to the year. Sir Isaac Newton, you won again. As any long only money manager knows, a pullback simply creates buying opportunities. That's why it's imperative that you keep a keen eye on the following stocks. Show More Summary
This is Isaac Newton's face, frozen in plaster and wax. It's one of two death masks owned by the Royal Society.
A few weeks ago I wrote about famous science urban legends. I left one out, because I thought it was too obviously a myth to be worth putting on the list. Turns out, it actually happened. Read more...
Sir Isaac Newton law of motion states "For every action, there's an equal and opposite reaction." Although it doesn't deal with motion, the effects of the Biogenesis scandal and the potential reaction could affect MLB for years to come. Show More Summary
Great Scientists Finger Puppets - You know what your fingers need? A little rational thinking and scientific method, that’s what. You get Albert Einstein, Mary Curie, Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton in tiny fabric finger puppets.
Science isn't glamorous. It says a lot when kids these days are more familiar with Mark Zuckerberg than they are with Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison, or Isaac Newton. So, what better way to inspire andShow More Summary
When we read the past, we acknowledge that we stand not only, as Isaac Newton put it, on the shoulders of giants, but also on those of scholars of smaller stature who were no less passionate about their subjects and determined in their own way to contribute to the intellectual conversation. Show More Summary