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WCTV Tallahassee
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Dieshe first got in (to the Royal Society) and he signed the log book and he notice
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Dies
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 15 hours ago
he first got in (to the Royal Society) and he signed the log book and he noticed that the first guy in the log book ... was Isaac Newton. That was sort of a treat," Marshall said. Marshall said Kroto's discovery has led to materials that are... Read more
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The Hindu
The slippery metaphors of science writingFor instance, algebra (and extremely complicated versions) were required to exp
The slippery metaphors of science writing
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
For instance, algebra (and extremely complicated versions) were required to explain the orbits of planets until Isaac Newton invented calculus — a whole new branch — to explain these orbits in the context of a force called gravity.... Read more
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Toronto Star
Can you solve the secrets of the universe?popular philosophy in science, a field that for centuries was often dominated b
Can you solve the secrets of the universe?
Toronto Star / Posted 4 days ago
popular philosophy in science, a field that for centuries was often dominated by secrecy over researchers’ work. (Isaac Newton famously developed his theories of calculus years before he bothered explaining them to anyone, leading to a... Read more
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give me sport
Five of the biggest footballing chokesstriker Andriy Shevchenko to win the Champions League, ensuing incredible celeb
Five of the biggest footballing chokes
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
striker Andriy Shevchenko to win the Champions League, ensuing incredible celebration in Istanbul.Liverpool 2013/14 Isaac Newton once said "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction". Well, for Liverpool fans, the joy they... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
So, the universe is expanding -- into what?to absolutely prove anything. There is always room for doubt in any scientific
So, the universe is expanding -- into what?
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
to absolutely prove anything. There is always room for doubt in any scientific theory. The law of gravity, as formulated by Isaac Newton, stood every test for 400 years until subtle flaws were found that disproved his theory, even though we still... Read more
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Londonist
Medieval Or Tudor?: How To Tell Which Era London's Buildings Are Fromus that a building came after 1670. In 1696 Window Tax was introduced to raise
Medieval Or Tudor?: How To Tell Which Era London's Buildings Are From
Londonist / Posted 7 days ago
us that a building came after 1670. In 1696 Window Tax was introduced to raise funds for the new coinage introduced by Sir Isaac Newton at the Mint. That caused owners of large houses to brick up some of their orifices. These can still be seen. It... Read more
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PhysOrg
Satellite to test universality of freefallof gravity developed by Albert Einstein in 1915. Other experiments aimed at ve
Satellite to test universality of freefall
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of gravity developed by Albert Einstein in 1915. Other experiments aimed at verifying the principle included some by Isaac Newton, and those of Loránd Eötvös around the turn of the 20th century, using a pendulum to demonstrate that two... Read more
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The Forward
Will Isaac Newton Survive the Second Coming of Levi-mania?It wasn’t just that the novel’s prologue seems to feature Sir Isaac Newton in a
Will Isaac Newton Survive the Second Coming of Levi-mania?
The Forward / Posted 7 days ago
It wasn’t just that the novel’s prologue seems to feature Sir Isaac Newton in a romantic liaison with a young Italian man that caught my attention. Since his last published novel, Jonathan Levi has co-founded a high school in New York City,... Read more
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Bury Times
'Can you hear me, Major Tim?' School pupils make radio call to International Space Stationon a live web link. The event also involved a presentations from actor Peter J
'Can you hear me, Major Tim?' School pupils make radio call to International Space Station
Bury Times / Posted 7 days ago
on a live web link. The event also involved a presentations from actor Peter Joyce, who engaged the audience as Isaac Newton, The Derby band dancers, and Ciaran Morgan, the Radio Society of Great Britain lead for ARISS (Amateur Radio on... Read more
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MedCity News
How are companies harnessing APIs for healthcare?of healthcare applications, and with it, hopefully, an equally drastic improvem
How are companies harnessing APIs for healthcare?
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
of healthcare applications, and with it, hopefully, an equally drastic improvement in the quality of care for all of us. Isaac Newton famously said “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Now, with a little help... Read more
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EarthSky
Comet Halley, parent of 2 meteor showersEarth takes one year to orbit the sun whereas Halley’s Comet takes about 76 yea
Comet Halley, parent of 2 meteor showers
EarthSky / Posted 9 days ago
Earth takes one year to orbit the sun whereas Halley’s Comet takes about 76 years. However, thanks to the great genius, Isaac Newton, we can easily compute the velocity of these meteoroids/meteors at the Earth’s distance from the sun by using... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » The books I read in 2015word is precise yet rich with meanings. She tackles difficult topics without ov
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » The books I read in 2015
Mong Palatino / Posted 10 days ago
word is precise yet rich with meanings. She tackles difficult topics without overwhelming the reader. 49. Coffee with Isaac Newton, Michael White. I didn’t know that Newton became obsessed with the occult and alchemy which helped him in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk-Africa schools’ space-race challenge seeks sponsor to send winners to visit the Large Hadron Colliderboson particle in 2012. A number of Norfolk schools, including the City of Nor
Norfolk-Africa schools’ space-race challenge seeks sponsor to send winners to visit the Large Hadron Collider
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
boson particle in 2012. A number of Norfolk schools, including the City of Norwich School, Reepham High, Flegg High, Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, and Norwich School, have expressed interest in taking part and forming bonds with counterparts in... Read more
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express
Crazy new fad diet may help you lose weight - but it WILL burn out your retinasat the sun does damage your eyesight - and could make you go blind. Many famou
Crazy new fad diet may help you lose weight - but it WILL burn out your retinas
express / Posted 11 days ago
at the sun does damage your eyesight - and could make you go blind. Many famous scientists and astronomers throughout history, such as Sir Isaac Newton have suffered solar burns to their eyes - a condition that cannot be treated.Related... Read more
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ESPN
Revealing the science behind Andre Drummond's absurdly elite athleticism (He wins 70 percent of jump balls!)Barbara, California. He launches into a lengthy monologue filled with scientifi
Revealing the science behind Andre Drummond's absurdly elite athleticism (He wins 70 percent of jump balls!)
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
Barbara, California. He launches into a lengthy monologue filled with scientific jargon, as if he were a modern-day Sir Isaac Newton. Phrases such as "kinematic quality," "force generation capabilities" and "eccentric workloads" pour from his... Read more
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PhysOrg
The big question of 'how physics makes us free'public—hence the allure of free will, which has been discussed by academics and
The big question of 'how physics makes us free'
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
public—hence the allure of free will, which has been discussed by academics and armchair philosophers for centuries. When Isaac Newton wrote "The Principia" in 1687, he ushered in a new scientific era in which laws of nature could be used to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Meet the nanomachines that could drive a medical revolutionmachines, such as the internal combustion engines in most cars, operate accordi
Meet the nanomachines that could drive a medical revolution
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
machines, such as the internal combustion engines in most cars, operate according to the rules of physics laid out by Isaac Newton, things at the nanoscale follow the more complex laws of quantum mechanics. So we need different tools that take... Read more
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Wired News
Top Gear’s Stig Schools Us in Racing With … a Go-Karta universal language for describing the way to maximize a machine’s stability.T
Top Gear’s Stig Schools Us in Racing With … a Go-Kart
Wired News / Posted 12 days ago
a universal language for describing the way to maximize a machine’s stability.The Physics of Turning a Corner: The Tire Vs. Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion asserted that no object could develop a force greater than that being... Read more
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International Business Times
Shakespeare 400th anniversary: Russia celebrates British literature of Shakespeare for the very first time this year. Their State Tretyakov Gallery
Shakespeare 400th anniversary: Russia celebrates British literature
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
of Shakespeare for the very first time this year. Their State Tretyakov Gallery will also feature some of the portraits of Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth I, along with Shakespeare. And likewise, London's National Portrait Gallery will... Read more
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Gawker
New Ted Cruz Ad Asks: What If Hillary Was Mute and Looked Weird?we stop Ted Cruz?” demands a furious Huma Abedin stand-in near the end of the v
New Ted Cruz Ad Asks: What If Hillary Was Mute and Looked Weird?
Gawker / Posted 12 days ago
we stop Ted Cruz?” demands a furious Huma Abedin stand-in near the end of the video. “I don’t think we can,” answers a shaken Clinton operative, presumably knowing that, as Isaac Newton observed 300 years ago, an object at rest tends to stay at re... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraitsportraits of influential British figures. Among the loaned treasures are portra
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraits
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
portraits of influential British figures. Among the loaned treasures are portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens and other eminent individuals who form an integral part of British heritage. These paintings... Read more
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Business Insider
The CEO of $11 billion Pinterest reveals his thoughts on going public, crazy private markets, and advice for founders who don't want to failThe reason there's no simple answer is because it's kind of told in retrospect.
The CEO of $11 billion Pinterest reveals his thoughts on going public, crazy private markets, and advice for founders who don't want to fail
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
The reason there's no simple answer is because it's kind of told in retrospect. He told this story on the radio show of Isaac Newton. Coming up with with calculus — that was grit. But the decades he spent trying to turn lead into gold — that was... Read more
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Market Watch
Some of history’s most famous scientists probably earned a lot less than you17th century is worth in the 21st century has its problems,” but it’s still wor
Some of history’s most famous scientists probably earned a lot less than you
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
17th century is worth in the 21st century has its problems,” but it’s still worth taking a tour of the full infographic. Isaac Newton, for instance, earned a paltry 100 pounds a year, or $14,900 in today’s terms as a Lucasian professor of... Read more
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The New Yorker
Newton’s Laws of MarriageI wish we could derive the rest of the phænomena of nature by the same kind of
Newton’s Laws of Marriage
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
I wish we could derive the rest of the phænomena of nature by the same kind of reasoning from mechanical principles. —Sir Isaac Newton, “The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy” LAW I: A body in motion will be kept in motion. A body at... Read more
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The New Yorker
Newton’s Laws of MarriageI wish we could derive the rest of the phænomena of nature by the same kind of
Newton’s Laws of Marriage
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
I wish we could derive the rest of the phænomena of nature by the same kind of reasoning from mechanical principles. —Sir Isaac Newton, “The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy” LAW I: A body in motion will be kept in motion. A body at... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich street food collective announces its has found a new city centre homeSteve Adams From May, Feast on the Street, made up of traders from around Norf
Norwich street food collective announces its has found a new city centre home
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 days ago
Steve Adams From May, Feast on the Street, made up of traders from around Norfolk and Suffolk, will appear outside the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form on Bethel Street. It comes after The Forum, its previous home, cancelled the events in March, saying... Read more
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Boston Globe
Book review: ‘My Brief History’ by Stephen Hawkingoccasion, when Hawking described the honor of holding the same academic chair (
Book review: ‘My Brief History’ by Stephen Hawking
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
occasion, when Hawking described the honor of holding the same academic chair (the Lucasian chair) at Cambridge that Sir Isaac Newton once held, Hawking joked that Newton’s chair, however, “wasn’t electrically operated” like his. As for his... Read more
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Hamilton News
April 19: Shakespeare’s the real deal, bike lanes in alleys and other letters to the editordeniers seems to be that they just don't credit the phenomenon we label "genius
April 19: Shakespeare’s the real deal, bike lanes in alleys and other letters to the editor
Hamilton News / Posted 15 days ago
deniers seems to be that they just don't credit the phenomenon we label "genius" and the fact that it follows no rules — Isaac Newton was the son of a farmer and Michelangelo was the son of a small-time banker. People like Homer, Archimedes,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
These Are The Ages When We Do Our Best Workbut for their editors; Grammy winners have producers and songwriters; and Nobel
These Are The Ages When We Do Our Best Work
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
but for their editors; Grammy winners have producers and songwriters; and Nobel Prizes are often won, to borrow a line from Isaac Newton, by "standing on the shoulders of giants."The best world is one where we collaborate across ages and... Read more
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Sporting Life
Rio can score in PontefractDay could show up well at Windsor in the evening Follow us on TwitterDUNDALK:
Rio can score in Pontefract
Sporting Life / Posted 16 days ago
Day could show up well at Windsor in the evening Follow us on TwitterDUNDALK: 5.30 Landline, 6.00 Kasbah, 6.30 Sir Isaac Newton, 7.00 Jowana, 7.30 Helvic, 8.00 The Mouse Doctor,8.30 Eagle Valley.HEXHAM: 2.00 Very First Time, 2.30 Mumgos... Read more
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Daily Press
Isaac Newton tree clones are living link for College of William and MaryThe story seems almost apocryphal: Young physicist Isaac Newton in his mother's
Isaac Newton tree clones are living link for College of William and Mary
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The story seems almost apocryphal: Young physicist Isaac Newton in his mother's garden watching an apple fall from a tree — an observation that inspires his famous universal law of gravitation. That flash of brilliance is one of many that Newton... Read more
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The Christian Post
Same-Sex Parents Get Angry at, Bothered by Their Kids More Than Opposite-Sex Parents, Study Findsin the interim. Humans don't accumulate knowledge by declaring "the debate is
Same-Sex Parents Get Angry at, Bothered by Their Kids More Than Opposite-Sex Parents, Study Finds
The Christian Post / Posted 18 days ago
in the interim. Humans don't accumulate knowledge by declaring "the debate is over." If Albert Einstein had believed that Isaac Newton had settled the science on gravity, he never would've discovered the Theory of General Relativity. The science... Read more
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The Mercury News
6 mystifying gravity hills in Bay Area: Patterson Pass, Lichau Road and moreoften is fantastic. So get ready to explore far-flung Bay Area spots where grav
6 mystifying gravity hills in Bay Area: Patterson Pass, Lichau Road and more
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
often is fantastic. So get ready to explore far-flung Bay Area spots where gravity gets some serious pushback. If Sir Isaac Newton were alive, this would probably kill him. Let's start with a classic. If you've been in the Bay Area any... Read more
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Christian Today
The big lie: Science and religion don't mixscience – and throughout history, many scientists have done so. As well as pio
The big lie: Science and religion don't mix
Christian Today / Posted 19 days ago
science – and throughout history, many scientists have done so. As well as pioneers like Johannes Kepler, Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton, he instanced Joseph Taylor, who received the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the first known... Read more
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The Washington Times
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your Thursdayhow the Jews got to Egypt. Right? Did you know that?” For those who never atten
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your Thursday
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
how the Jews got to Egypt. Right? Did you know that?” For those who never attended Sunday school, this is a bit like visiting MIT, wandering into a physics lab, and asking people if they ever heard of this guy named Isaac Newton. Story Cont... Read more
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dna
Science Kombat is a 2D browser fighting game where scientists square offnonetheless. You can pick from some famous figures in science, including Albert
Science Kombat is a 2D browser fighting game where scientists square off
dna / Posted 22 days ago
nonetheless. You can pick from some famous figures in science, including Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Nikolai Tesla, Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Pythagoras, Marie Curie, and Alan Turing, and battle it out to win the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Who are the people that run Norwich’s high schools now?replace previous sponsors, Thetford Academy and East Point in Lowestoft, and tw
Who are the people that run Norwich’s high schools now?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
replace previous sponsors, Thetford Academy and East Point in Lowestoft, and two brand-new free schools in Norwich: the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form and Jane Austen College. Two more free schools are set to open in September. Inspiration has proved... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Who are the people that run Norwich’s high schools now?replace previous sponsors, Thetford Academy and East Point in Lowestoft, and tw
Who are the people that run Norwich’s high schools now?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 23 days ago
replace previous sponsors, Thetford Academy and East Point in Lowestoft, and two brand-new free schools in Norwich: the Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form and Jane Austen College. Two more free schools are set to open in September. Inspiration has proved... Read more
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Newser
Isaac Newton Wanted to Turn Lead Into Gold Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get the 8@8: The eight stories
Isaac Newton Wanted to Turn Lead Into Gold
Newser / Posted 24 days ago
Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get the 8@8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. The renowned physicist moonlighted as an... Read more
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examiner.com
The mental illness of Isaac NewtonIt is almost a platitude to acknowledge Isaac Newton as one of history's greate
The mental illness of Isaac Newton
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
It is almost a platitude to acknowledge Isaac Newton as one of history's greatest geniuses. In all likelihood, his intelligence level outstripped what contemporary IQ tests are even designed to measure. He articulated the law of gravitation, the... Read more
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redOrbit
Scholars uncover Isaac Newton's alchemy recipesApril 7, 2016Scholars uncover Isaac Newton’s alchemy recipes by Chuck Bednar
Scholars uncover Isaac Newton's alchemy recipes
redOrbit / Posted 24 days ago
April 7, 2016Scholars uncover Isaac Newton’s alchemy recipes by Chuck Bednar Best known as a physicist, mathematician, and a father of modern science, Sir Isaac Newton also dabbled in alchemy, the pseudo-science that preceded chemistry and involved... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Homebuilders explore easing customers’ earthquake fearsplaced the blame for structure damage squarely where it belongs: on gravity (th
Homebuilders explore easing customers’ earthquake fears
The Oklahoman / Posted 25 days ago
placed the blame for structure damage squarely where it belongs: on gravity (think about it). He referenced Sir Isaac Newton. That's how basic this stuff is: Force equals mass times acceleration. Conscientious builders really are... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How would you feel if Apple stake you sold cheap was worth $60 billion?wrote the manual for the Apple I computer and he designed Apple's original logo
How would you feel if Apple stake you sold cheap was worth $60 billion?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
wrote the manual for the Apple I computer and he designed Apple's original logo, which, featuring the likeness of Sir Isaac Newton under a tree, might be mistaken for a craft beer label today. He also typed up the company's original... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mary Holm: Low inflation fails to grab retireefell a tiny bit - 0.5 per cent. If garlic and avos soared, that must have been
Mary Holm: Low inflation fails to grab retiree
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
fell a tiny bit - 0.5 per cent. If garlic and avos soared, that must have been balanced by falling apples. (Shades of Isaac Newton. Oops, was that flippant? Sorry.) Overall fruit and vege prices fell, along with groceries and non-alcoholic... Read more
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examiner.com
Isaac Newton pens philosopher's stone manuscript: Recipe morphs metal into gold?A 17th-century manuscript by Sir Isaac Newton that details the preparation of t
Isaac Newton pens philosopher's stone manuscript: Recipe morphs metal into gold?
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
A 17th-century manuscript by Sir Isaac Newton that details the preparation of the philosopher’s stone for turning base metal into gold hasn’t seen the light of day in decades. Tucked away in a private collection, this manuscript offers alchemist... Read more
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PhysOrg
Newly purchased Newton alchemy manuscript to be put onlineCredit: Chemical Heritage Foundation (Phys.org)—A 17th century document written
Newly purchased Newton alchemy manuscript to be put online
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Credit: Chemical Heritage Foundation (Phys.org)—A 17th century document written by Isaac Newton has been purchased from a private owner, by a nonprofit called the Chemical Heritage Foundation, and they have plans to put the whole thing online. What... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The caffeine curse: why coffee shops have always signalled urban changeto air their grievances. One could argue that these intelligentsia and knowledg
The caffeine curse: why coffee shops have always signalled urban change
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 26 days ago
to air their grievances. One could argue that these intelligentsia and knowledge economy workers – Samuel Peyps and Sir Isaac Newton were regulars – were not too dissimilar to the types of freelancers and creative class workers we find in places... Read more
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The Mercury News
Panel on transgender youths brings a blend of hope and fear"No one no one should be denied respect for just being who they are." Accordin
Panel on transgender youths brings a blend of hope and fear
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
"No one no one should be denied respect for just being who they are." According to figures laid out at the forum in the Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium, inside the Santa Clara County building, there are 1 million transgender individuals in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Do we live in a special part of the universe?as they thought. In fact, the laws of nature that govern the forces on Earth ar
Do we live in a special part of the universe?
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
as they thought. In fact, the laws of nature that govern the forces on Earth are the same everywhere in the universe. As Isaac Newton untangled the laws of gravity here on Earth, he realized it must be the same forces that caused the moonto go... Read more
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