Issac Newton

We all get a little nervous

The severe anxiety with publishing his work rendered him obsessively anxious and irrationally violent when defending his work in later years. This stuck with newton throughout his entire life. Newton was also said to have shown psychotic tendencies that could have been related to childhood trauma regarding hie stepfather.

His discoveries

Newton’s Three Laws of Motion:

law of inertia, states that: “An object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force. An object in motion continues in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force” – Sir Issac Newton

Universal Gravitation

every point mass attracts every single other point mass by a force pointing along the line intersecting both point. – Sir Issac Newton

observing that color was a property of light by measuring it through a prism. From 1670 to 1672, he lectured at the University of Cambridge on optics and investigated the refraction of light


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