Sir Issac Newton BY: Zachary STewart

BIOGRAPHY: Sir Isaac Newton began developing his influential theories on light, calculus and celestial mechanics while on break from Cambridge University. Years of research culminated with the 1687 publication of "Principal", a landmark work that established the universal laws of motion and gravity. Newton's second major book, "Optics", detailed his experiments to determine the properties of light.
Birth: Sir Isaac Newton was born January 4th, 1643, in Woolsthorpe, England, United Kingdom.
Fields he studied in: Sir Isaac Newton is one of the most famous names in both the fields of science and of mathematics. Some people attribute his fame to the fact that he derived the universal law of gravitation. Still some others remember him for his contributions to modern physics by making the three laws of motion.
Where he studied: His father, wealthy but uneducated, died before Newton was born, and he ended up being raised by his grandmother after his mother remarried. It's said he didn't excel at school, but he ended up studying law of Trinity College Cambridge, part of Cambridge University. He worked as a servant to pay his bills. And he kept a journal about his ideas.
What were one of the invention: One f Newton's invention was the Reflecting Telescope. It is a telescope that causes an image to reflect at a focus point by using mirrors. It was invented by him around the 1680s by Isaac Newton. And most importantly they gave a clearer picture.
How did it change the Enlightenment: The way this invention impacted the enlightenment was that the people had a perspective, that they thought that the sun was smaller than the earth. And the telescope that newton invented changed the peoples perspective greatly.
How does this help us: This I think helps us more so that we can understand the mass or size of things so that we can't make a lot of guess. And I think that if this didn't happen in history than that will still be clueless, still making guess.

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