Sir Isaac Newton changed the scientific world when he discovered gravity. The discovery of gravity integrated the scientific formula for gravity which changed the way physics is learned even today. Sir Isaac Newton is the best scientist to ever live because of his discoveries and inventions. In August 1684, Newton was visited by the British astronomer

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In a letter of 1672 to the secretary of the Royal Society, he says that in 1666 he had bought a prism "to try therewith the celebrated phaenomena of colours." He continues, "In order thereto having darkened the room and made a small hole in my window-shuts to let in a convenient quantity of the Sun's light, I placed my prism at its entrance, that it might be refracted to the opposite wall." He had been surprised to see the various colors appear on the wall in an oblong arrangement, "which according to the received laws of refraction should have been circular." Proceeding from this experiment through several stages to the "crucial" one, in which he had isolated a single ray and found it unchanging in color and refrangibility, he had drawn the revolutionary conclusion that "Light itself is a heterogeneous mixture of differently refrangible rays.” (Encyclopedia of World Biography. Gale, 2004.) After Newton learned and described how optics work he moved on into how the telescope can be used to further understand optics and colors. (“Sir Isaac

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Newton's mathematical genius had been stimulated in his early years at Cambridge by his work under Barrow, which included a thorough grounding in Greek mathematics as well as in the recent work of René Descartes and of John Wallis. During his undergraduate years Newton had discovered what is known as the binomial theorem; invention of the calculus had followed. (Encyclopedia of World Biography. Gale, 2004.) Mathematical questions had been treated at length in correspondence with scientists in England and abroad; and Newton’s contributions to optics and celestial mechanics could be said to be his mathematical formulation of their principles. (Encyclopedia of World Biography. Gale, 2004.) Sir Isaac Newton is the best scientist and mathematician to ever live because of the ways he changed the world with his inventions and discoveries. Newton was the first person to ever discover how gravity works, he invented the first reflecting telescope, he was the first person to invent calculus, and Newton attempted to correlate Egyptian, Greek, and Hebrew history and mythology and for the first time made use of astronomical references in ancient texts to establish dates of historical events. These are just some of his many accomplishments making him the best scientist and mathematician to ever