isaac newton :
- n English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
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- The truth about grit
It's the single most famous story of scientific discovery: in 1666, Isaac Newton was walking in his garden outside Cambridge, England - he was avoiding the city because of the plague - when he saw an apple fall from a tree. The fruit fell straight to the earth, as if tugged by an invisible force. (Subsequent versions of the story ...
June 10, 2013 - Boston Globe
- Theatre Pro Rata delivers a crackling 'Emilie'
REVIEW: The story of an 18th-century woman who bedded Voltaire and refuted theories of Isaac Newton makes a crackling and thoughtful entertainment.
June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune