Isaac Newton: An Influential People In The Scientific Revolution

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Isaac Newton is regarded as the one of the most prolific scientists ever to live. He challenged the scientific views of the era. He developed calculus, formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation, and built the first reflective telescope. These are only a few of the ideas that made Isaac Newton one of the most influential people in the scientific revolution. Isaac Newton was born) on Christmas Day, 25 December 1642 at Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth. He was incredibly small and was not expected to survive. Three months before he was born, his father, also named Isaac Newton, tragically died. Newton went to live with his grandmother, Margery Ayscough, at age three because his mother remarried and went to live with…show more content…
His mother pulled him out of school, after her husband died, to make him a farmer and have him tend the farm. Newton disliked farming very much and he thought of it as very boring. He would rather be in school learning about the fascinating world around him. Luckily, his uncle and the headmaster of the school begged Newton’s mother to send him back to school so that he could complete his education. Newton pushed himself to be the top-ranked student because he wanted revenge from a bully at his…show more content…
That is when he created the method of calculus. Newton understood that variables can be seen at a certain time. He also wrote this information out for himself because he had no intention in showing others just yet. His ideas are used to day because they are convenient methods. Newton wrote a journal called the Principia published in 1689 to explain his methods and his theories. His use of methods involve "one or more orders of the infinitesimally small". He was reluctant to publish his work because he feared criticism. Another mathematician, Gottfried Leibniez, had the same ideas as him and the Royal Society accused him of

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