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Isaac Newton
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This is from an anecdote found in St. Nicholas magazine, Vol. 5, No. 4, (February 1878)
Isaac Newton
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Written in remarks to the 1714 Longitude committee; quoted in Longitude (1995) by Dava Sobel, p. 52 (i998 edition) ISBN 1-85702-571-7), - Board of Longitude
Isaac Newton
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Vol. I, Ch. 11: Of the Times of the Birth and Passion of Christ - Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John (1733)


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Born: December 25, 1642

Died: March 20, 1727 (aged 84)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Mathematician

Bio: Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian, who has been considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever lived. His monograph Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, lays the foundations for most of classical mechanics.

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What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.
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