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Sir Isaac Newton. Optics, Early life, Mechanics and Gravitation, Late Life and Death. Early Years. Born 16 of Jan., 1643 Lincolnshire, England 7-12 schooled at The King’s School Grantham 1661 admitted to Trinity College. Optics. 1670-1672 lectured optics Investigated refraction of light

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Optics early life mechanics and gravitation late life and death

Sir Isaac Newton

Optics, Early life, Mechanics and Gravitation, Late Life and Death


Optics early life mechanics and gravitation late life and death

Early Years

  • Born 16 of Jan., 1643 Lincolnshire, England

  • 7-12 schooled at The King’s School Grantham

  • 1661 admitted to Trinity College


Optics early life mechanics and gravitation late life and death

Optics

  • 1670-1672 lectured optics

  • Investigated refraction of light

  • Developed the first working reflection telescope

  • Theorized that when light is scattered or bent it stays the same color


Optics early life mechanics and gravitation late life and death

Mechanics and Gravitation

  • Studied 3 laws of motion

  • Wrote book on laws of motion and mechanics

  • Published July 5, 1687

  • Made clear his view that the sun is the center of the solar system


Optics early life mechanics and gravitation late life and death

Late Life and Death

  • Isaac wrote interpretations on the meanings of bible stories

  • 1689, 1690, and 1701 Newton was a legislator of England

  • Elected president of royal society in 1703

  • Died March 31, 1727

  • Body had large amounts of mercury in it explanation of eccentricity in late life


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