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Isaac Newton

  1. 1. Isaac Newton By Tim Sweeney Lindsey Baty Cassidy McClure
  2. 2. WINK****
  3. 3. General Life <ul><li>Born on January 12th 1642 </li></ul><ul><li>Died on March 31st 1727 </li></ul><ul><li>His father died 3 months before he was born </li></ul><ul><li>He was an English mathematician and philosopher </li></ul><ul><li>He described laws of motion and gravitation </li></ul><ul><li>He studied Hebrew scholarship and ancient and modern theologians at great length, and became convinced that Christianity had departed from the original teachings of Christ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Major Achievements <ul><li>The invention, design and construction of a reflecting telescope (1668) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He ground the mirror, built the tube, and even made his own tools for the job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  The mirror gave a sharper image than was possible with a large lens because a lens focuses different colors at slightly different distances, an effect called chromatic aberration .  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This was a real advance in telescope technology, and ensured his election to membership in the Royal Society </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Newton realized that the moon’s circular path around the earth could be caused in this way by the same gravitational force that would hold such a cannonball in low orbit, in other words, the same force that causes bodies to fall.  </li></ul><ul><li>His three Laws </li></ul>
  5. 6. Quotes <ul><li>If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants </li></ul><ul><li>I can calculate the motion of heavily bodies but not the madness of people </li></ul><ul><li>A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true </li></ul><ul><li>To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction </li></ul>
  6. 8. Laws <ul><li>The First Law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law of inertia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An object at rest stays at rest objects in motion stays in notion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Second law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law of acceleration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Force equals mass times acceleration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Third law </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law of action and reaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Thank you for Watching!! Its Mrs. Rafenstien? Its Mr. McDowell? Its Mrs/Mr. Linsidy Newton! No! Maybe…. Its Mr. Penny?

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