Calculus? Gravity? Laws of Motion? All in a Day’s Work.

Isaac Newton may very well be the greatest scientific genius to ever walk the Earth. He was also competitive, temperamental and fascinated with alchemy. Learn more about Newton and his contributions to science in these videos.

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Assignment Discovery: Issac Newton's Principia

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn about Sir Issac Newton's book, "Principia," which contains his ideas on how mass interacts with force, inertia and acceleration, and his historic definition of gravity.


On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn about Sir Issac Newton's book, "Principia," which contains his ideas on how mass interacts with force, inertia and acceleration, and his historic definition of gravity.
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Assignment Discovery: Issac Newton's Principia

Learn about Issac Newton and his theory of gravitational pull on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
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Assignment Discovery: Newton and Gravitational Pull

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," Issac Newton was the first to understand that gravity was a universal force that influenced all objects.
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Assignment Discovery: Newton's Explanation of Gravity

Newton's First Law of Motion says that an object in motion tends to remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force. Learn more about Newton's First Law of Motion on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
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Assignment Discovery: Newton's First Law

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn about Isaac Newton's laws of motion and how they are still upheld in everyday life and in science today.
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Assignment Discovery: Newton's Laws of Motion

Isaac Newton actually discovered gravity by studying comets, not apples falling from a tree. Learn the truth behind this fable with The Science Channel's "The Comet's Tale."
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The Comet's Tale: Isaac Newton

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