## Sir Issac Newton

Newton was born on December 25,1642. He was an English

mathematician and physicist, considered one of the greatest

scientist in history, who made important contributions to many

fields of science. His discoveries and theories laid the

foundation for much of the progress in science since his time.

Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematics

called Calculus. He also solved the mysteries of light and

optics. Formulated the three laws of motions, and derived from

them the law of universal gravitation.