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The newton is the SI unit of force.
93.1%
Born in Lincolnshire, England
92.8%
Inertia: an object at rest tends to stay at rest, an object in motion tends to remain in motion
87.3%
Direction: for every action there is an equal & opposite reaction
87.2%
The PhilosophiƦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
It's regarded as one of the most
important works in the history of science.
85.9%
Force = Mass x Acceleration (F = ma)
83.5%
Law of Universal Gravitation
Newton himself claimed
inspiration from a falling
apple (but not on his head)!
81.8%
Calculus: Gottfried Leibniz also independently developed it.
78%
Newton never married.
67.9%
17th (25 December 1642)
64.5%
Alchemy (part of the academic mainstream at the time)
62%
Newton built the first known functional reflecting telescope.
51.1%
R. Hooke: Newton may have destroyed his only known portrait!
46.4%

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