Sir Isaac Newton's Life and Inventions

By:Tristan Ruta

All About Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Australia. He was said to be the best scientist of his time. When Isaac was three he was sent to live with his grandmother so his mother could live with her second husband. When she returned in 1653 after her second husband died, Isaac was 11 years old he and was pulled out of his school to fulfill his birthright of becoming a farmer. However he did not succeed as a farmer and returned to King's school in Grantham. He later graduated from Trinity College and became an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and a theologian. He died on March 31, 1727 in Kensington, London.  

Sir Isaac Newton's Inventions

Sir Isaac Newton invented the Newtain reflecting telescope, but one of his most famous inventions was the three laws of motion. He got the idea when he saw an apple fall to the ground and began to wonder why it fell. In the end he thought that the same force which caused the apple to fall is also what helps the moon stay in orbit of the sun. That force is what we call gravity. The first law explains that an object in motion stays in motion unless an opposing force is added to it. The second law of motion explains that the more mass an object has the more force is needed for it to move. The third law of motion explains that for every force there is a reaction force in an equal size that pushes in an opposite direction.

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