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What did Sir Isaac Newton contribute to science?

1 Answer
Mar 9, 2018


Foundation of modern physics.


Sir Isaac Newton is credited for the foundation of modern physics and calculus (along with Leibniz). He first used calculus in around #1687#, and published it in his book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.

He managed to formulate the law of gravity #(F=(Gm_1m_2)/(r^2))#, classical mechanics (with formulas such as #vecF=mveca#), and also explained more clearly Kepler's laws of planetary motion.

Hope this helps!