newton newton  /ˈnu tən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
  2. (n) a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes

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News

  1. Newton woman arrested by Warren County Sheriff’s Office on forgery warrant also wanted in Pennsylvania

    Newton woman arrested by Warren County Sheriff’s Office on forgery warrant also wanted in Pennsylvania
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Warren Reporter

  2. Newton H. James

    Those who knew him best say that Newton H. James was a brave man at a time when such bravery came at the risk of life and livelihood in Mississippi. James, former mayor of McComb, died Thursday, June 13, at age 96.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Jackson Free Press

  3. Newton Post 440 Legion baseball team takes two this weekend

    Newton North’s Brendan Ryan struck out 12 in a complete game on Friday and Newton South’s Dylan Russo struck out eight in a three-hitter on Saturday as the Newton Post 440 American Legion baseball team won a pair of games against Lexington and Ashland this weekend.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Newton Tab

Quotes

  • Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, president of the World Chess Federation, called Fischer "a phenomenon and an epoch in chess history, and an intellectual giant I would rank next to Newton and Einstein."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Source: Forbes

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