# Isaac Newton

### By Ariaunna McCloud

### time line

**December 25, 1642: was **Borning of Isaac Newton

**1661: **Newton enrolls in Trinity College, Cambridge. **1665: **Newton receives his bachelor of arts from Trinity College

in Woolsthorpe. Newton conducts prism experiments, discovers spectrum of light; works out his system of "fluxions," precursor of modern calculus; begins to consider the idea of gravity**1670s: **Newton works on the mathematics of gravitation in his home in Cambridge. **November 1684: **Newton completes his calculations on gravity and shares them with Halley, who urges him to publish.**March 20, 1727: **Death of Sir Isaac Newton, in London.

### who was he

Isaac Newton was a great an English physicist and mathematician recognised as one of greatest scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution who made many thing as a young adult