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Isaac Newton Facts

Isaac Newton is sometimes regarded as the “Father of Modern Science”.


Newton’s law of motion and gravitation help astronomers to calculate the mass, position, a distance of any celestial object accurately.

Newton was a devout follower of the Christian faith.

Newton was the Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge. Charles Babbage, Stephen Hawking, Paul Dirac are some of the people to have acquired this position.

Newton had a political career too. He served as a member of parliament from 1689 to 1690.

Isaac Newton has given remarkable theories on gravity, planetary motion, and optics.

With the publication of his book "Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica" in 1687, Newton significantly altered our understanding of physics.


Newton worked on his major theories during a pandemic, The Great Plague of 1665.

Newton was a sick and premature baby. His chances of survival were very slight.

Newton was born on Christmas Day in 1642, but his birthday is now celebrated on January 4th (according to the new calendar).

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