English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and theologian
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About Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton was an English physicist and mathematician best known for his law of gravitation. His formulation of calculus, the laws of motion, optics, and the law of universal gravitation among several others turned him into one of the most influential scientists of all time. He played an instrumental role in the scientific revolution of the 17th century.
He was the son of Isaac Newton and Hannah Ayscough. He had three step-siblings. He never married.
His book, Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy), also known as Principia, is considered his most acclaimed work. Principia was first published in 1687 and is regarded as the most important book on physics.
It is widely believed that Newton died a virgin.
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Famous quotes by Isaac Newton
Errors are not in the art but in the artificers.Isaac Newton
I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.Isaac Newton
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.Isaac Newton
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.Isaac Newton
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.Isaac Newton
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton's Popularity
Isaac Newton was a famous English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and theologian, who was born on January 4, 1643. As a person born on this date, Isaac Newton is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (January 4).
People born on January 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Isaac Newton is the 22nd most popular Capricorn.
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