Isaac Newton : Major Discoveries & Inventions What You May Not Know

Quick Notes about Isaac Newton to know

Inventions and Discoveries?

• Gravitational force (1687)
• Reflective Telescope
• Pet Door
• The law of inertia
• Law of motion (1687)
• Newton’s theory of colour.(colour spectrum)
• The act of cooling
• Binomial Theorem
• Calculus
• Newton-Raphson Method

Date of Birth:

4th January 1643.

Place of birth:

Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


31st March 1727

Academic life:

He studied at the University of Cambridge, Trinity College, The King’s School.

Place of death:

London, England, United Kingdom


English, British

Short Notes:

• Sir Isaac Newton was born on 4th January 1643. (As per the “old” Julien calendar, Newton’s birth date is displayed as December 25, 1642)
• He lived in Woolsthorpe a village in southwestern Lincolnshire, England, in the house entitled as ‘Manor house’.

• After a basic education in local schools, at the age of twelve, he joined King’s School in Grantham, England, and lived in the house of a pharmacist named Clark.
• Isaac Newton built mechanical devices, including a windmill run by a live mouse, floating lanterns, and sundials in Clark’s laboratory.
• He became an established physicist and mathematician and got credited as one of the great minds of the 17th century Scientific Revolution.
• In 1687, he published his most acclaimed work, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which is said to be only and the most influential book on physics.
• Newton died in London on March 31, 1727.

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