Sir Isaac Newton's The Three Laws Of Motion

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Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician and physicist who lived from 1643 to 1727. Newton grew up with his grandmother, whereas his father passed away shortly before he was born and his mother remarried a man he did not approve of. Newton attended Trinity College in Cambridge and worked as a servant at the university until he was awarded a scholarship because he could not afford the tuition fees. In 1666, the university was temporarily closed due to an extremely contagious, mortal disease and Newton was forced to return home. It was surprisingly during this time, when he was away from school, that he started to pursue his own ideas on physics. When the university reopened, Newton returned and took a fellowship in order to acquire his …show more content…
The first Law of Motion states that an object will forever remain in its current state, whether it is still or in motion, unless acted upon by another force. The second Law of Motion states that the acceleration of an object depends solely on the force exerted upon it and last but not least, The third Law of Motion states that to every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. To each and every single law, Newton also developed an equation. (Lucas, 2014) These laws are extremely important and have been tested countless times to make sure that they are valid, both by Newton and other scientists. This particular discovery of Newton’s is often used when calculating and processing vital information regarding different fields of physics or mathematics as well as explaining in detail the motion of an object in various circumstances, from the movement of a ball in a particular sport to the motion of an aircraft. (Hall, …show more content…
It was his unique vision of the world that made it possible for him to see things in a different light than most people and capture the essence of each object or article that he was researching. His work has been extremely popular ever since the late 1700s. Although Newton did some incredible things throughout his life, he was always rather modest of his own achievements and did not think very highly of them. Nevertheless, there were innumerable people who appreciated his work very much. Among them was the English poet, Alexander Pope. He was so fascinated and moved by Newton’s accomplishments that he wrote a very moving phrase in memory of Newton after he had passed away. Sir Isaac Newton is most definitely one of the greatest minds in human history and our knowledge of the world might have been completely different than it is today had it not been shaped by Isaac Newton’s remarkable dicoveries, inventions and

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