What Did Isaac Newton Do?


In optics, Isaac Newton showed white light can be split into colors and recombined into white light and improved the reflecting telescope. In mechanics he was able to explain the motion of the planets in terms of 3 laws of motion (now known as Newton's Laws) and a universal theory of gravity. In mathematics he was a co-discoverer of Calculus with Leibniz. It is now generally believed that they both discovered it independently but Leibniz published first although Newton claimed that Leibniz had stolen his work. Newton also developed a generalized binomial theorem along with a range of important mathematical developments.
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Sir Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton's discoveries were so numerous and varied that many consider him to be the father of modern science. A graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge, Newton developed an intense interest in mathematics and the laws of nature which ultimately l... More »
Born: January 4, 1643, Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
Died: March 20, 1727
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Issac Newton is a mathematician who laid the groundwork for mechanics. He brought into the world the three laws of motion. He also built the first telescope.
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