Isaac Newton was born in 1642 and died in in 1727. He was an english scientist
farmer so he was sent to Cambridge to study to become a preacher. Newton studied
plague. During that period Newton made some of his most significant discoveries.
In 1675, Newton suffered a mental breakdown. He was still recovering through
1679. Newton began devoting his efforts to theological speculation and put the
calculations on elliptical motion aside. Newton devoted the period from August 1684 to
fruitless chemical experiments.
Newton was extremely sensitive to cirticism, and even ceased publishing until the
death of his archrival Hooke. After Newton’s death, his burial place was moved. It was
discovered that Newton had massive amounts of mercury in his body.
Although his methodology was strictly logical Newton still believed deeply in the
experimental procedures. However, Newton was the first to explicitly define systematize
their us. He methodology produced a neat balance between theoretical and experimental
inquiry and between the mathematical and mechanical approaches.
universal, and rational procedure which marked the ushering in of the Age of Reason.
Newton was the most important contributor to the development of modern science.
He was a very strang, intelligent, powerful man.