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Sir Isaac Newton invented calculus.

He was born to a poor family in Woolsthorpe, England in the 17th century

Isaac Newton Quotes

If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants, – Isaac Newton

He has been one of the most influential scientists of all time.

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If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought. – Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton attended Trinity College in Cambridge, England only after it became apparent that he would never be a successful farmer.

Newton was an alchemist, which it might be one of his strangest facts, he was a firm believer in alchemy. One of his greatest ambitions was to find the “philosopher’s stone” – the secret to turning common metals into gold.

Quotes of Isaac Newton

Nature does nothing in vain, and more is vain when less will serve. – Isaac Newton

Random Isaac Newton fact

Isaac Newton’s tooth holds the Guinness World Record for the most expensive (valuable) tooth in the world.

One of his teeth was sold in 1816 at auction for approximate $3,600. In today’s terms that’s about $35,000, which prompted him the Guinness world record.

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