From Hackteria, an introduction to nanotechnology - NanoHacking-UNILI: "The innovators of 1600 were hackers before the word existed; they proposed open sharing of ideas for the benefit of humanity. Isaac Newton, Robert Hooke, Descartes,...Show More Summary
Are satellites fake? Nobody knows, because no one has done an experiment to determine if rocket engines will produce thrust in a vacuum. At least that’s what this Kickstarter says, and it’s asking for $100 to test multiple types of rocket...Show More Summary
Seems Isaac Newton plumbed the Book of Daniel to calculate the Final Days: 2060--at the earliest.
Animator Kevin Orzel offers a rapid-fire, adorably-animated look at the life and times of Isaac Newton, whom "you may know from every science book you've ever read." (Spoiler alert: Newton was a genius.) Read more...
Fiber artist Mana Morimoto adds colorful embroidery to a diverse range of media, including sculptures and concert tickets. This augmented etching of Isaac Newton (hit the jump for the full image) is one of our favorites. See more of Morimoto's work on Tumblr and Cargo Collective, or purchase prints on Society 6. Read more...
Image via (cc) Flickr/Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images Sir Isaac Newton possessed one of, if not the most significant minds in the history of the human race. Astronomy, mathematics, theology, Newton’s influence stretches across...Show More Summary
Because all historical figures should get some sort of rock-and-roll, sexified story or else Hollywood isn’t doing its job, David S. Goyer, the man behind Da Vinci’s Demons is producing an Isaac Newton biopic. Read more...
"Someday the laws of glamour must be discovered, because they are so important that the world would be wiser now if Sir Isaac Newton had been hit on the head, not by an apple, but by a young lady." So wrote Booth Tarkington, a somewhat...Show More Summary
The 17th Century physicist Isaac Newton observed in his famous laws of motion that objects at rest stay at rest and objects in motion stay in motion unless acted upon by an outside force. You’ve perhaps experienced this phenomenon as you chase your kids’ baseball while it rolls for a block and a half as […]
Oxford University PhD student James Hone has discovered a manuscript in the National Archives at Kew that proves Isaac Newton personally designed the coronation medal commemorating the accession of Queen Anne in 1702. Newton was Master of the Mint at the time, but before this discovery scholars believed that the medal was designed by court [...]
Providing arguably the most opportune instance for a cable television outlet to discuss gravity bongs since the infamous “Isaac Newton Drug Bust” episode of Cops, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new talk show will premiere on April 20. Variety...Show More Summary
On 7 March 2015, the multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton, under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia, was launched from slipway number 2. The vessel was ordered in August 2013 by dredging and marine contractor [...] The post Isaac Newton Launched from Uljanik Shipyard, Awarded Subsea Cable Install Job appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Isaac Newton reached the level of genius in two different disciplines: physics and making people miserable. This is a tale of his accomplishments in the latter discipline. The object of his scorn, this time, is a poor astronomer named John Flamsteed,who made the mistake of not being agreeable enough. Read more...
Move over, Isaac Newton. You might have invented the color wheel, but my Siamese cat is better equipped to explain why the sky is blue. And it’s not because he’s been hanging around physicists, either (which he does, by the way). It’s because of his eyes. Show More Summary
To paraphrase Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion, "a company that exceeds earnings forecasts tends to keep exceeding earnings forecasts." That's because Wall Street
Fuck Science, we're too fast and furious for that! Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... The FAST & THE FURIOUS franchise is one of those things that I inexplicably love at every level and this new one... well, it's gonna be a weird thing to watch. Show More Summary
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” [...]