Isaac Newton

Who Was Sir Isaac Newton?

The 17th century was an auspicious time for the sciences, with groundbreaking discoveries being made in astronomy, physics, mechanics, optics,…

6 years ago

The Sun

The Sun has always been the center of the Universe for humanity. However, the nature, composition and lifespan of the…

6 years ago

Mathematics: The Beautiful Language of the Universe

Let us discuss the very nature of the cosmos. What you may find in this discussion is not what you…

6 years ago

What is Hooke’s Law?

The spring is a marvel of human engineering and creativity. For one, it comes in so many varieties - the…

7 years ago

How We Know Gravity is Not (Just) a Force

When  we think of gravity, we typically think of it as a force between masses.  When you step on a…

8 years ago

What is Absolute Space?

The explosion in the sciences that took place in the 17th and 18th centuries revolutionized not only the way we…

10 years ago

What did Isaac Newton Invent?

Sir Issac Newton is best know for his laws of motion. Many people's knowledge of his scientific contributions stops there.…

11 years ago

Newton’s Apple Tree to Defy Gravity on Upcoming Shuttle Mission

[/caption] As the space shuttle crew arrived at Kennedy Space Center for Thursday's scheduled launch of the STS-132 mission, already…

11 years ago

What is the Gravitational Constant?

The gravitational constant is the proportionality constant used in Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, and is commonly denoted by G.…

12 years ago