School of Mathematics & Physics

School of Mathematics & Physics Visit to Sir Isaac Newton's Birthplace

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On 26th May 2017, students and staff from the School of Mathematics & Physics visited Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton – one of Lincolnshire’s most famous sons.

Woolsthorpe Manor in Grantham was where he spent much time in the years 1665 – 67 making hugely important discoveries in mathematics and physics, in particular, laying the foundations of Calculus and conducting experiments with light. Here still grows the famous apple tree, which provided falling apples of which Newton used to illustrate his theory of gravitation.

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