Tag Archives: Isaac Newton

1814: Decoding the Sun – The Evolution of Spectroscopy

Isaac Newton's 1672 experiments unveiled that sunlight is a spectrum of colors, leading to the development of spectroscopy by Joseph von Fraunhofer. This technique, which identifies spectral lines of different atomic elements, revolutionized our understanding [...]

1687: Isaac Newton and the Law of Gravity

Isaac Newton's groundbreaking work in physics, culminating in his Law of Universal Gravity, transformed our understanding of the universe. His Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, laid the foundation for classical mechanics and upheld the heliocentric [...]

1686: Isaac Newton and the Science of Tides

Isaac Newton's groundbreaking work in the 17th century established the scientific understanding of tides as a result of gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and Sun on Earth's oceans. This understanding revolutionized our knowledge of [...]