AN2_LONDON_PERSONALITIES

295 views

Published on

Maria Bramona
London, a cosmopolitan city

  • Be the first to comment

AN2_LONDON_PERSONALITIES

  1. 1. Maria Bramona Collet 2 nd B Rosa Mª Martí Almirón Friday, 10 th November 2010
  2. 2. Isaac Newton – Chronology <ul><li>1643 Isaac Newton was born prematurely in Lincolnshire, England. </li></ul><ul><li>1655 Starts study at The King’s School. </li></ul><ul><li>1661 He admits to Trinity College in Cambidge as a sizar. </li></ul><ul><li>1665 Discovers the generalised binomial theorem. </li></ul><ul><li>1666 Publishes Newton’s mathematical papers. </li></ul><ul><li>1669 Appoints Lucasian Professor of Mathematics on Barrow’s recommendation. </li></ul><ul><li>1675 Writes the Hypothesis of Light . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>1687 Publishes Principia (Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica), the most important work in the history of science. The book contains the Newton’s laws of motion and also the Newton’s law of universal gravitation. </li></ul><ul><li>1689 He was a member of the Parliament of England. </li></ul><ul><li>1693 Suffers a nervous breakdown. </li></ul><ul><li>1696 He moves to London to take up the post of warden of the Royal Mint. </li></ul><ul><li>1703 Makes president of the Royal Society. </li></ul><ul><li>1705 Queen Ana knights Newton. </li></ul><ul><li>1717 Moves the pound sterling de facto from the silver standard. </li></ul><ul><li>1727 Dies at Cranbury Park. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Isaac Newton – Biography <ul><li>Early live </li></ul><ul><li>Isaac Newton was a famous </li></ul><ul><li>mathematician and physicist and </li></ul><ul><li> is considered to be one of the </li></ul><ul><li>most influential people in human </li></ul><ul><li> history. He was born prematurely </li></ul><ul><li> in Lincolnshire, England. In 1655, </li></ul><ul><li> when he was 12, he started study </li></ul><ul><li> at The King’s School. Six years </li></ul><ul><li>later, he admitted to Trinity College </li></ul><ul><li> in Cambridge as a sizar . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Why is famous? </li></ul><ul><li>In 1665 discovered the generalised binomial theorem. After one year he appointed Lucasian Professor of Mathematics on Barrow’s recommendation. Ten years later, he wrote </li></ul><ul><li> the Hypothesis of Light . In 1687, published </li></ul><ul><li> Principia (Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia </li></ul><ul><li> Mathematica), the most important work </li></ul><ul><li>in the history of science. The book contains </li></ul><ul><li>the Newton’s laws of motion and also the </li></ul><ul><li>Newton’s law of universal gravitation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Later live </li></ul><ul><li>In 1689 was a member of the Parliament of England. Four years afterwards suffered a nervous breakdown. In 1696 moved to London to take up the post of warden of the Royal Mint. Seven years later, made president of the Royal Society. In 1705 Queen Ana knights Newton, the first scientist. Twelve years later, created the pound sterling de facto from the silver standard. After ten years he died at Cranbury Park. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tim Berners-Lee – Chronology <ul><li>1955 Tim was born in London, England. </li></ul><ul><li>1973 He studies at The Queen’s College where he received his first-class degree in Physics. </li></ul><ul><li>1980 He works on a project : a real-time remote procedure call. </li></ul><ul><li>1989 Writes his initial proposal of the Transmission Control Protocol and domain name system ideas: The World Wide Web (www). </li></ul><ul><li>1991 The first web site built by him and was putted on line on 6 August. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>1994 Berners-Lee founds the World Wide Web Consortium. </li></ul><ul><li>1999 Time Magazine names Berners-Lee one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20 th Century. </li></ul><ul><li>2000- Receives very important awards: Computer History 2009 Museum, Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, honorary doctorate of some universities, Order of Merit, Doctor of Science... </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Was elected as a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tim Berners-Lee – Biography <ul><li>Later live </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Berners-Lee is a  </li></ul><ul><li>British engineer,  </li></ul><ul><li>computer scientist and </li></ul><ul><li>MIT professor. In 1955 </li></ul><ul><li>he was born in London, </li></ul><ul><li>England. Many years </li></ul><ul><li>later he studied at the </li></ul><ul><li>Queen’s College where </li></ul><ul><li>he received his first-class </li></ul><ul><li>degree in Physics. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Why is famous? </li></ul><ul><li>Seven years later he worked </li></ul><ul><li>on a project: a real-time remote </li></ul><ul><li>procedure call . In 1989 wrote </li></ul><ul><li>his initial proposal of the Tran- </li></ul><ul><li>smission Control Protocol and  </li></ul><ul><li>domain name system ideas: The </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web (www). After </li></ul><ul><li>two years published the first </li></ul><ul><li>web site built by him and was putted on line on 6 August. Three years afterwards founded World Wide Web Consortium. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>In 1999 Time Magazine named names Berners-Lee one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20 th Century. Between 2000 and 2009 received very important awards: Computer History Museum, Knight Commander of the order of the British Empire, honorary doctorate of some universities, Order of Merit, Doctor of Science... Last year was elected as a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. </li></ul>

×