Isaac Newton was an outstanding English scientist.

He was involved in mathematics, physics, astronomy and theology.

He is considered one of the most influential scientists of all time.

Isaac Newton interesting facts

1. The foundations of physics created by Newton were in force for 300 years, until Einstein’s discoveries.

2. He combined Kepler’s laws about the motion of the planets with his own theory of gravity. This proved that the movement of objects on Earth corresponds to the movements of celestial bodies.

3. In 1678 his “The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy” proved to be a breakthrough work in the field of science. In it he described the law of universal gravitation and the three laws of dynamics.

4. Many experts say he suffered from Asperger’s Syndrome.

5. He was very pious. In his spare time, he was busy interpreting the Bible.

6. Newton created a telescope that he introduced to the London Academy of Sciences in 1672.

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7. He was called the “weird genius”.

8. Isaac Newton was a loner type. He never married.

9. After Newton’s death, his hair was examined and mercury was discovered on it.

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10. Isaac Newton was born 376 years ago. He died 292 years ago (data: May 2019).

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Isaac Newton questions and answers

Where and when was Isaac Newton born?

Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643 at Woolsthorpe Manor House, Great Britain.

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Where and when did Isaac Newton die?

Isaac Newton died on March 31, 1727 in Kensington (London), Great Britain.

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How did Isaac Newton die?

Isaac Newton died in his sleep.

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How many years did Isaac Newton live?

Isaac Newton lived 84 years.

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How tall was Isaac Newton?

Isaac Newton was about 167 cm tall.

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What sign of the Zodiac was Isaac Newton from?


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Did Isaac Newton believe in magic?

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