Sir Isaac Newton

  • (noun): English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727).
    Synonyms: Newton, Isaac Newton

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Isaac - In Art
... The earliest Christian portrayal of Isaac is found in the Roman catacomb frescoes ... these artistic works in three categories "Abraham leads Isaac towards the altar or Isaac approaches with the bundle of sticks, Abraham having preceded him to the place of offering.. ... Abraham is upon a pedestal and Isaac stands near at hand, both figures in orant attitude.. ...
Thomas Isaac
... Thomas Isaac (born 1952) is a central committee member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), and represents Alappuzha constituency in the Kerala State Legislative Assembly ... Mathew and Saramma Mathew, Isaac obtained a PhD in Economics from Centre for Development Studies, which is academically affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi ... Isaac had been a professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram and has published a number of articles and books ...
Earl Isaac
... Earl Judson Isaac (7 August 1921 – 12 December 1983), along with friend Bill Fair, set up the company Fair Isaac in a small studio apartment on Lincoln Ave ...
Lists Of British Inventions - Science
... Faraday Magneto-optical effect - Michael Faraday Calculus - Sir Isaac Newton Infrared radiation - discovery commonly attributed to William Herschel ... Christie Triple achromatic lens - Peter Dollond Newtonian telescope - Sir Isaac Newton Hawking radiation - Stephen Hawking Demonstrated that electric circuits obey the law of the ... him - James Prescott Joule Micrometer - Sir William Gascoigne the first bench micrometer that was capable of measuring to one ten thousandth of an inch - Henry Maudslay Sinclair ...
Toledot - Readings - Second Reading — Genesis 26:6–12
... In the second reading (עליה, aliyah), Isaac settled in Gerar, and when the men of Gerar asked Isaac about his beautiful wife, he said that she was his sister out of fear that ... But looking out of the window, Abimelech saw Isaac fondling Rebekah, and Abimelech summoned Isaac to complain that Isaac had called her his sister ... Isaac explained that he had done so to save his life ...

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    I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
    Isaac Newton (1642–1727)

    Where the statue stood
    Of Newton with his prism and silent face,
    The marble index of a mind for ever
    Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone.
    William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

    Well! If the Bard was weather-wise, who made
    The grand old ballad of Sir Patrick Spence,
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

    Behold, Esau my brother is a hairy man, and I am a smooth man.
    Bible: Hebrew Jacob, in Genesis, 27:11.

    To his mother Rebekah, explaining how the blind Isaac might discover the ploy of his pretending to be Esau. “Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.” (25:27)