Newton, Sir Isaac

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Sir Isaac, English physicist, 1642-1727.
newton - derived unit of force in the SI system.
Newton disk - a disk on which there are seven colored sectors, which, when rapidly rotated, appear white.
Newton law - the attractive force between any two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between their centers. Synonym(s): law of gravitation
Newton rings - colored rings on thin surfaces.
newtonian aberration - the difference in focus or magnification of an image arising because of a difference in the refraction of different wavelengths composing white light. Synonym(s): chromatic aberration
newtonian constant of gravitation - a universal constant relating the gravitational force, attracting two masses toward each other when they are separated by a distance.
newtonian flow - the type of flow characteristic of a newtonian fluid.
newtonian fluid - a fluid in which flow and rate of shear are always proportional to the applied stress.
newtonian viscosity - the viscosity characteristics of a newtonian fluid.
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Some visitors to The Royal Mint Experience have been selling on 2018 Sir Isaac Newton 50p pieces, left, at a profit ALISTAIR HEAP
The Sir Isaac Newton 2017 50p coin was available as a commemorative coin finishes, and a large quantity of the circulating edition went into circulation across the country too.
he has to step up on that, but Aidan O'Brien's horses ran out of their skins yesterday and i expect Sir isaac Newton to do the same.
A physicist and mathematician, Sir Isaac Newton is widely recognised as having developed many of the principles of classical physics.
It's a nice aristocratic name which may even add a touch of drama when Channel 4 racecaller Simon Holt hollers aACAyand it's John F Kennedy who has taken up the running in this the 238th running of the Epsom Derby, with Ol Man River Giovanni Canaletto and Sir Isaac Newton in hot pursuitaACA*'
In the picture, gods and ancient scholars gather around the imaginary tomb of Isaac Newton.
It is believed that, around 1693, Isaac Newton suffered some kind of nervous breakdown.
Newman produces "The Chymistry of Isaac Newton," an interdisciplinary project that provides new research on Newton's chymistry career.
Isaac Newton would not be happy to learn Bob Geldof is getting the credit for unveiling the concept of gravity," the Daily Express quoted Steve Conway from Premier Inn as saying.
Kids ages 9-12 can explore Isaac Newton in the latest book in the "For Kids" series from Chicago Review Press.
PSEUDO-intellectual David James has caused much mirth by using this quote to explain why Pompey fans should hurl abuse at Harry Redknapp and Jermain Defoe tomorrow: "As Isaac Newton said, there is an equal and opposite reaction to every action.
The Newtonian Moment: Isaac Newton and the Making of Modern Culture.