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newton

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on 25 April 2010

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Issac Newton 4 January 1643- 31 march 1727 contribution
d H His 1687 publication of the philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica is considered to be among the most influential books in the history of science. laying the groundwork for most of classical mechancs From the age of about twelve until seventeen,Newton waseducated at the king's school early life Newton was born on 4 January 1643 at Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterwoth.a hamlet in the country of Linoclnshire.and he was educated at the king's school from12 to 17 middle years From 1670 to 1672,Newton lectured on optics,during this period he investigated the refraction of light In 1679 .Newton returned to his work on mechanics. gravitation and its effect on the orbits of planets, with reference to Kepler's laws of plan etary motion A replica of Newton's second reflecting telescope that he presented to the royal society in 1672 Newton's own copy of his principia with hand-written corrections for the second edition later years

In the 1690s, Newton wrote a number of religious tracts dealing with the literal interpetation of the Bible. Henry more's belief in the universe and rejection of cartesian dualism may have influenced Newton's religious ideas facts views of the end of the world
in a manuscript he wrote in 1704 in which he discribes he attempts to extract scientific information from the Bible, he estimated that the world would no earlier than 2060 Newton's apple tree
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