If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton PRS was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book PhilosophiÃ¦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica , first published in 1687, laid the foundations of classical mechanics. Newton also made pathbreaking contributions to optics, and he shares credit with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for developing the infinitesimal calculus.

Birth: 1643-01-04

Died: 1727-03-31

Nickname: Isaac Newton

Known for: Newtonian mechanics,Universal gravitation,Calculus,Newton's laws of motion,Optics,Binomial series,Principia,Newton's method

To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. 'Tis much better to do a little with certainty & leave the rest for others that come after you.