An English scientist and mathematician of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Newton made major contributions to the understanding of motion, gravity, and light (see optics). He is said to have discovered the principle of gravity when he saw an apple fall to the ground at the same time that the moon was visible in the sky. He also invented calculus. (See Newton's laws of motion.)
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Newton was born during a 150-year-period where England used a different calendar from the rest of Europe.
As a result, while Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in England, his birthday was January 4, 1643 everywhere else.
Ed first appeared in 1987 on City By Night, a talk show on Newton Cable, a now-defunct offbeat indie cable network.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two cross paths with a local tour guide/con artist, Rydal (Oscar Isaac), who takes a liking to them—in particular Colette.Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’|Marlow Stern|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those charges were later dropped when Isaac refused to cooperate with authorities.New Details Emerge in Suge Knight Shooting at Chris Brown's Pre-VMAs Party on the Sunset Strip|Marlow Stern|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Isaac Bolum had fixed himself comfortably on two legs of his chair, with the projecting soles of his boots caught behind the rung.
Isaac Bolum declares every day that he is going to, but when the time comes he breaks down.
"It certainly sounds more interestin'," exclaimed Isaac Bolum.
His principal children were Isaac, born of his wife by a miraculous favor of Providence, and Ishmael, born of his servant.
Yet we are not told that Isaac was circumcised; nor is circumcision again spoken of until the time of Moses.