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    Isaac Newton: Media

    English physicist and mathematician

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    Consider how Isaac Newton's discovery of gravity led to a better understanding of planetary motion
    Isaac Newton's formulation of the law of universal gravitation.
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    Learn about Thomas Young's double-slit experiment which contradicted Newton's theory of light
    Learn about Thomas Young's double-slit experiment.
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    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton, portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1689.
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    Isaac Newton: Opticks
    Title page from an edition of Isaac Newton's Opticks.
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    Isaac Newton: prism
    Isaac Newton dispersing sunlight through a prism for a study of optics, engraving...
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    Isaac Newton's prism experiment
    Isaac Newton's prism experiment of 1666.
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    Newton's rings
    Isaac Newton discovered that the passage of light through two pieces of glass can...
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    Isaac Newton: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
    Title page from Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica...
    Courtesy of the Joseph Regenstein Library, The University of Chicago
    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton in an engraving by Jacobus Houbraken, after an oil portrait by Sir Godfrey...
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    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton, a portrait by John Vanderbank; in the collection of the Royal Astronomical...
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    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton, portrait by John Vanderbank, c. 1725; in the collection of the Royal...
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    Newton's reflecting telescope
    Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope, 1668.
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    Newton, Isaac; laws of motion
    The title page of Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica...
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    Isaaac Newton, oil painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1702; in the National Portrait...
    Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London
    Isaac Newton
    Isaac Newton.
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    Newtonian reference frames
    Isaac Newton reconciled different frames of reference with the equation x′...
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    Isaac Newton: birthplace
    Isaac Newton was born in the village of Woolsthorpe, England.
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    Isaac Newton: gravity
    A legend says that a falling apple struck Isaac Newton on the head as he sat thinking...
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    Trinity College
    Trinity College, Cambridge, England
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    René Descartes
    René Descartes, oil on oak painting by Frans Hals, c. 1649; in the National Gallery...
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    formula for a derivative
    This formula for a derivative shows a basic concept of the study of calculus, developed...
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    Queen Anne
    Anne, queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
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    Isaac Newton tomb
    A monument to Isaac Newton stands over his tomb in Westminster Abbey, London, England.
    Klaus-Dieter Keller, Germany
    Isaac Newton's prism experiment
    Isaac Newton's prism experiment, 1666.
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    Isaac Newton's cradle
    Pendulum toys are sometimes called Isaac Newton's cradles because they demonstrate...
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    Newton's rings
    Illustration depicting the phenomenon of Newton's rings.
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