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  Newton Public Schools
Susan Linn, Newton Public Schools Grants Coordinator, 617.559.9038.
In order to maximize parents' flexibility in securing the best possible program for their elementary school children next year, we are providing an extended opportunity for out-of-district placements.
Out-of-District placements for students who wish to attend an elementary school in Newton other than their district school are limited.
www.newton.k12.ma.us   (268 words)

  Isaac Newton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newton was born in Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth (at Woolsthorpe Manor), a hamlet in the county of Lincolnshire.
Newton was also a member of the Parliament of England from 1689 to 1690 and in 1701, but his only recorded comments were to complain about a cold draft in the chamber and request that the window be closed.
Newton rejected the church's doctrine of the trinity, and was probably a follower of arianism.
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 BBC - History - Sir Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727)
Newton treated the moving body as the passive subject of external forces acting upon it, and this new approach to impact dynamics remains the basis for the analysis of impact today.
Newton took his studies on impact a step further, and used them to show that the earth's rotation does not fling bodies into the air because the force of gravity, measured by the rate of falling bodies, is greater than the centrifugal force arising from the rotation.
Newton realised that this was not the case - a white page with fl writing did not appear coloured when viewed from a distance and the fl and white blended, it appeared as grey.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/newton_isaac.shtml   (2613 words)

 Newton, Sir Isaac
Sir Isaac Newton, the culminating figure in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, was born on Jan. 4, 1643 (N.S.; Dec. 25, 1642, O.S.), in the manor house of Woolsthorpe, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.
Newton immersed himself in the new mechanical philosophy of DESCARTES, GASSENDI, and BOYLE; in the new algebra and analytical geometry of VIETA, Descartes, and WALLIS; and in the mechanics and Copernican astronomy of GALILEO.
Newton argued that white light is really a mixture of many different types of rays, that the different types of rays are refracted at slightly different angles, and that each different type of ray is responsible for producing a given spectral color.
euler.ciens.ucv.ve /English/mathematics/newton.html   (2152 words)

 The Scientists: Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727).
Newton had a bad start with his schooling; he has been described as having been one of the poorest performing students in the grammar school in which his grandmother had placed him.
Newton, the scientist from Cambridge, was in direct competition with Hooke, the scientist from Oxford.
Newton lived in London in a comfortable setting and had "a beautiful niece to keep house for him."7 He pursued his studies without any subsidies; and he bought all of his own equipment.
www.blupete.com /Literature/Biographies/Science/Newton.htm   (1941 words)

 Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)
Newton replied saying that he had abandoned the study of philosophy, but he added that the earth's diurnal motion might be proved by the experiment of observing the deviation from the perpendicular of a stone dropped from a height to the ground - an experiment which was subsequently made by the Society and succeeded.
Newton assumed that all geometrical magnitudes might be conceived as generated by continuous motion; thus a line may be considered as generated by the motion of a point, a surface by that of a line, a solid by that of a surface, a plane angle by the rotation of a line, and so on.
Newton then went on to apply these results to questions connected with the maxima and minima of quantities, the method of drawing tangents to curves, and the curvature of curves (namely, the determination of the centre of curvature, the radius of curvature, and the rate at which the radius of curvature increases).
www.maths.tcd.ie /pub/HistMath/People/Newton/RouseBall/RB_Newton.html   (8709 words)

 Apple Newton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The PDA category did not exist for most of Newton's genesis, and the "personal digital assistant" term itself was coined relatively late in the development cycle by Apple's then-CEO John Sculley, the driving force behind the project.
Newton could also recognize and clean up simple drawn shapes such as triangles, circles, and squares, and had an intuitive system for handwritten editing, such as scratching out words to be deleted, circling text to be selected, or using written carets to mark inserts.
The Apple iPod is somewhat of a descendant of the Newton in that it is a pocket-sized programmable device based on the ARM processor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apple_Newton   (3349 words)

 Isaac Newton's Life
Newton made contributions to all branches of mathematics then studied, but is especially famous for his solutions to the contemporary problems in analytical geometry of drawing tangents to curves (differentiation) and defining areas bounded by curves (integration).
Newton's work on pure mathematics was virtually hidden from all but his correspondents until 1704, when he published, with Opticks, a tract on the quadrature of curves (integration) and another on the classification of the cubic curves.
Correspondence with Hooke (1679-1680) redirected Newton to the problem of the path of a body subjected to a centrally directed force that varies as the inverse square of the distance; he determined it to be an ellipse, so informing Edmond Halley in August 1684.
www.newton.cam.ac.uk /newtlife.html   (2143 words)

 Isaac Newton: Tutte le informazioni su Isaac Newton su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Newton fu il primo a dimostrare che le leggi della natura governano il movimento della Terra e degli altri corpi celesti.
Newton fu anche un membro del Parlamento dal 1689 al 1690 e nel 1701, ma il suo solo intervento registrato fu per lamentarsi di una corrente d'aria fredda e la richiesta che venisse chiusa la finestra.
Newton fu investito cavaliere dalla regina Anna nel 1705.
www.encyclopedia.it /i/is/isaac_newton.html   (1823 words)

 Isaac Newton
The legend is that Newton saw an apple fall in his garden in Lincolnshire, thought of it in terms of an attractive gravitational force towards the earth, and realized the same force might extend as far as the moon.
Newton realized that the moon's circular path around the earth could be caused in this way by the same gravitational force that would hold such a cannonball in low orbit, in other words, the same force that causes bodies to fall.
Newton's answer was that the natural acceleration of the moon was much smaller than that of the cannonball because they were both caused by a force---a gravitational attraction towards the earth, and that the gravitational force became weaker on going away from the earth.
galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu /lectures/newton.html   (1834 words)

 Isaac Newton [encyclopedia]
Newton was born prematurely in the year Galileo died, 3 months after the death of his father, the owner of Woolsthorpe Manor in Lincolnshire.
Newton went to the grammar school in Grantham and after farming at Woolsthorpe for 2 years was sent to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1661.
Newton's law of cooling states that the rate at which a body loses heat to its surroundings is proportional to the temperature difference between the body and its surroundings.
www.artzia.com /History/Biography/Newton   (1378 words)

 Sir Isaac Newton: The Universal Law of Gravitation
Finally, Newton reasoned that if the cannon projected the cannon ball with exactly the right velocity, the projectile would travel completely around the Earth, always falling in the gravitational field but never reaching the Earth, which is curving away at the same rate that the projectile falls.
Newton concluded that the orbit of the Moon was of exactly the same nature: the Moon continuously "fell" in its path around the Earth because of the acceleration due to gravity, thus producing its orbit.
However Newton, largely as a corollary of his 3rd Law, demonstrated that the situation actually was more symmetrical than Kepler imagined and that the Sun does not occupy a privileged postion; in the process he modified Kepler's 3rd Law.
csep10.phys.utk.edu /astr161/lect/history/newtongrav.html   (1830 words)

 Sir Isaac Newton | Scientist and Mathematician
Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 (by the Julian calendar then in use; or January 4, 1643 by the current Gregorian calendar) in Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, England.
Newton found science a hodgepodge of isolated facts and laws, capable of describing some phenomena, and predicting only a few.
Newton died in London on March 20, 1727 and was buried in Westminster Abbey, the first scientist to be accorded this honor.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95dec/newton.html   (539 words)

Among Newton's achievements, the most notable was the removal of the dangerous rocks in Hell Gate, the principal water-way between Long Island Sound and the East River.
Newton carefully studied the problem, and the accuracy of his conclusions was shown by the exact correspondence of the results with the objects sought.
On Newton's voluntary retirement from the service in 1886, Mayor Grace of New York, recognizing his superior skill, appointed him commissioner of public works on 28 Aug. This post he voluntarily resigned on 24 Nov., 1888.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11018b.htm   (901 words)

 Isaac Newton Links
Established in 1992, the 350th Anniversary of Newton's birth, the Institute itself has no direct historical links with Newton, but was named after him because of his great achievements in the fields of mathematics, optics, physics and astronomy.
It also contains two busts of Newton (including one by Roubiliac), a display of Newton memorabilia (including walking sticks, watches, mathematical instruments and a lock of hair) and a stained glass window by Cipriani (1771) depicting an alegorical scene in which Newton is presented to George III.
Newton described the possible trajectories of a cannonball shot from a tall mountain.
www.newton.cam.ac.uk /newton.html   (609 words)

 Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 Specs @ EveryMac.com
The Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 features a 162 MHz StrongARM 110 processor, 8 MB of Mask ROM, 8 MB of RAM (4 MB of DRAM, 4 MB of Flash RAM), dual PCMCIA slots, dual-mode IrDA-beaming capabilities, and a Newton InterConnect port for multiple connectivity options, in a sleek handheld case with a 4.9 in.
The Newton MessagePad 2100 is also notable as it is the only Newton released by the briefly-lived "Newton, Inc", an Apple spin-off company.
The Newton MessagePad was one of the first series of handheld systems, or PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants), to attempt to recognize natural handwriting and use a basic form of artificial intelligence to 'tie' relevant information together.
www.everymac.com /systems/apple/messagepad/stats/newton_mp_2100.html   (287 words)

 Newton Game Dynamics
Newton Game Dynamics is an integrated solution for real time simulation of physics environments.
The API provides scene management, collision detection, dynamic behavior and yet it is small, fast, stable and easy to use.
You can integrate Newton Game Dynamics into your projects with ease.
www.newtondynamics.com   (143 words)

 Wired News: Apple's Newton Just Won't Drop
The Newton should have gone away, but amazingly, it has kept current, in both hardware and software, thanks to the efforts of Newton enthusiasts.
Sure, the Newton's limited processing power (160-MHz processor) and memory (average 4 MB) limits storage to a handful of songs at a fairly low bit rate, but it saves Newton users $300 on an iPod.
The Newton also has no headphone jack, although one can be fashioned with an inexpensive homemade dongle.
www.wired.com /news/mac/0,2125,54580,00.html   (829 words)

 City of Newton, MA
Newton Residents please click here to provide contact information enabling the city to notify you with key info and alerts.
Mayor's Cohen's 2009 Budget Address and the 2009 Budget
Newton branch libraries will be open one day a week through June.
www.ci.newton.ma.us   (41 words)

 Newton County Texas
The Canyons are found North of the City of Newton on Texas 87, then 6.7 miles east on FM 1414, and then 1.8 miles of unpaved roads.
The City of Newton is located at the highway crossing of US 190 and Texas 87 in peaceful Newton County.
Newton has one of the finest Historical Commissions in the State.
www.toledo-bend.com /newton   (375 words)

 Sir Isaac Newton and the Unification of Physics & Astronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was by many standards the most important figure in the development of modern science.
We shall concentrate on three developments of most direct relevance to our discussion: (1) Newton's Three Laws of Motion, (2) the Theory of Universal Gravitation, and (3) the demonstration that Kepler's Laws follow from the Law of Gravitation.
In fact, Newton went even further: he showed that Kepler's Laws of planetary motion were only approximately correct, and supplied the quantitative corrections that with careful observations proved to be valid.
csep10.phys.utk.edu /astr161/lect/history/newton.html   (251 words)

 Newton, the Incredible Cranky Bunny!
This is Newton's baby picture, taken when she was about 3 months old.
However, since she is prone to (excuse the expression) gas, her doctor's taken all fresh veggies out of her diet and she only eats timothy hay and pellets.
If you, your feet, your legs or anything else gets in her way, you can expect a nip to correct you.
www.marblehead.net /newton   (332 words)

 Thomas Tempelmann's Newton page
Here you will find the Newton Desktop Utility and the Newton Data Browser, for backing up your Newton Messagepad data to a PC or Mac, install Packages, and much more.
United Network of Newton Archives (unna.org): "The goal of this project is to provide a centrally-administered, highly organized file archive for freely available Newton related programs and related files."
A Newton with OS 2.0 or 2.1 is required.
www.tempel.org /newton   (782 words)

 Newton Reference
Couch Fire for Newton is a TV programming guide that includes accurate, weekly updates via email.
Newton evangelist, Bryan Oakley, presents a series of articles about the Newton.
NS BASIC is a full implementation of the BASIC programming language for the Newton family.
www.panix.com /~clay/newton   (690 words)

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