Brittney Portuondo Isaac Newton

  • Sir Isaac Newton's Early Life

    Sir Isaac Newton's Early Life
    Newton was born on the 25 of December, 1642 in England. Newton was born 3 days after the death of his father. Soon later, his mom got re-married which angered Newton. He spent his time focusing on his studies to forget the hatred he had for his step father.
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  • A New Beginning For Newton

    A New Beginning For Newton
    In June of 1661, Newton was admitted to Trinity College. By that time, he was very interested in astronomy and typical mathematician equations. He didn't like to learn about the Aristole, but he enjoyed even older philosophers way of thinking.
  • The Great Plague Meets Great Discoveries

    The Great Plague Meets Great Discoveries
    August 1665, Trinity was temporarily closed as a precaution against the Great Plague, a disease spreading amongst their time. Newton continued his studies at home and soon saw the development of his theories on calculus, optics, and the law of gravitation.
  • Mathematician In The Making

    Mathematician In The Making
    Newton was always interested in finding new ways to solve math equations. This helped him to develop more mathematical laws, later in life.
  • Optical Laws

    Optical Laws
    From 1670 to 1672, Newton lectured on optics. During this period he investigated the refraction of light, demonstrating that a prism could decompose white light into a spectrum of colours, and that a lens and a second prism could recompose the multicoloured spectrum into white light.
  • Gravitation

    In 1666, Newton saw an apple fall from the tree, which caused him to think about gravitation in a greater way. In 1679, he returned to his work mechanics. This later developed into the 3 Laws of Motion.
  • Later Life

    Later Life
    In the 1690s, Newton wrote a number of religious statements concerning the literal interpretation of the Bible. Newton was also a member of the Parliament of England from 1689 to 1690
  • Newton Dies

    Newton Dies
    Newton died in his sleep in London on 31 March 1727 and was buried in Westminster Abbey. After his death, Newton's body was discovered to have had massive amounts of mercury in it, probably resulting from his alchemical pursuits; turning metal into gold.