October 24, 2012
Sir Isaac Newton was one of the world’s most intelligent inventor/ scientist/ mathematician/ and physicians. During his time period he accomplished many things the world still benefits from today! Newton started to make all these accomplishments first when he was getting his formal education, then during his professional and adult life. Newton’s early life isn’t what you would expect for one of the greatest scientist in history. He was born of December 25th 1642 in Woolsthorpe Manor in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth. He was born approximately three months after his father’s death. His mother was a gold digger marring men for their money and leaving Isaac to be cared for by his grandparents. He went to Kings Grantham School but didn’t show many interests in his studies. He had little friends at school he mostly stayed to himself. When he was a young teen after school his mother made him start working on the family farm. Newton hated farming when his school teacher found out he convinced his mother to let him go to college. While Newton was receiving his formal education he attended Trinity College. He got practically no financial support. He had to work to pay his dues. At college he was introduced to geometry and space. Newton received his Bachelor’s degree in1665. His university had shut down for a two year period, during this time he studied at home and advanced his understandings of calculus. When he returned he was supposed to be become ordained priests but due to his unorthodox views he did not. Newton achieved most of his success during his adult/professional life. He spend eighteen months alone working on his laws of motion. He believed that god was the father that revealed himself in nature. I looked for wisdom in nature. He wanted to keep his entire discoveries private at the time. He also studied light and colors. His first light and color experience was in 1666 de found that color was a property of light. In...
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