newtonian newtonian  /nu ˈtoʊ ni ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a follower of Isaac Newton
  2. (adj) of or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science

News

  • Not So Constant: Atomic Weights Changed for Five Chemical Elements

    Standard atomic weights for chemical elements have commonly been considered as constants of nature, along with the speed of light and the attraction of gravity. Hold on to your Newtonian hat and prepare for the possibility of elementary nuances.     The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Commission on Isotopic Abundances and Atomic Weights has published a new table that ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: USGS

Quotes

  1. In a lecture at Palm Beach Atlantic University last year, Coyne stated, "Religious believers must move away from the notion of a dictator God, a Newtonian God who made the universe as a watch that ticks along regularly."
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: George Coyne Source: theTrumpet.com

  2. "We might as well say that the Newtonian system of philosophy is a part of the common law, as that the Christian religion is," wrote Jefferson.
    on Mar 3, 2005 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: OpEdNews

  3. "Everyone believed that IQ levels had to be falling off in the general population, so no one believed the evidence that was in front of them," Flynn says. "It was similar to when scientists began to realise that Newtonian physics failed to...
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Jim Flynn Source: guardian.co.uk

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