*If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants*

Yes, Sir Newton this time!

**Sir Isaac Newton**, *(4 Jan 1643 - 31 March 1737)* was an English Physicist and Mathematician, and arguably the greatest scientist who has ever lived. He is my favorite scientist and role model!

Why is Newton so famous?

- He found the Universal Law of Gravitation.
- He created a whole new branch of mathematics, just to solve a physics problem! (The path of heavenly bodies under the influence of gravity)
- He revolutionized mathematics.
- He was the founder of one of the Brilliant's Physics topics,
*Classical Mechanics*.

What are some cool facts of about Newton?

- He was unsocial and an introvert.
- This great problem solver couldn't once understand trigonometry, which led his interest to Euclid's Elements.
- He created Calculus at the rate people study it!
- He possessed extraordinary mathematical abilities right from his childhood.
- He was and remains the youngest Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
- He was one of the greatest enemies of Robert Hooke, who's even my personal enemy.

And interestingly, he believed in God, but rejected the concept of Trinity.

That was all about Newton. Hope you people enjoy, thanks a lot!

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TopNewestGreat post! I wish I had seen this before.

What is the concept of Trinity?

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It is perhaps something like bramha Vishnu maheshwar kinda stuff :p

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Alright. I accept the idea of God, and reject Trinity too.

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Lols @Das.... Why is Robert Hook your personal enemy??

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He discovered the cell, which lead to the discovery of a brand new subject called...

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My enemy too for that very reason.

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Biology was studied way before cells were discovered.

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But studied extensively after this discovery. Even Oceanology exists.

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Great conversation!

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so is Lagrange

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Cauchy and Gauss are also worth writing about

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Even though Newton created calculus, my favourite is Einstein, simply because of the way he thinks. He was just so creative; he revolutionised the way all of us humans look at the universe.

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