Isaac Newton's Accomplishments

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Alicia Cox 9/20/11 Mr. Isaac Newton . Newton was born on January 4, 1643. He was so small and sickening at birth those two women who were sent into town to get supplies for him delayed coming back because they thought he would not live more than a few hours. His father, who died a few months before his son was born, was also named Isaac. His mother, Hannah Ayscough, remarried three years after her son's birth to Reverend Barnabas Smith, and they had three children. Isaac Newton was one of the leading mathematical and scientific geniuses of the 17th and 18th centuries, best known for his far reaching discoveries in mathematics, physics, and optics. Between Newton's many achievements was his invention of the calculus the formulation

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