The Top 10 Inventions of Sir Isaac Newton
When he wasn’t envisioning space cannons and figuring out what holds the universe together, Isaac Newton applied his considerable intellect to other problems — possibly including ways to keep the cat from scratching on the door.
Born the son of an uneducated farmer, Newton died a true polymath — a celebrated master of astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and theology. His many inventions, discoveries, and harebrained notions provide a glimpse into a legendary mind. Here are our 10 favorites.
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[Image via our telescope buying guide; Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.]

The Top 10 Inventions of Sir Isaac Newton

When he wasn’t envisioning space cannons and figuring out what holds the universe together, Isaac Newton applied his considerable intellect to other problems — possibly including ways to keep the cat from scratching on the door.

Born the son of an uneducated farmer, Newton died a true polymath — a celebrated master of astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and theology. His many inventions, discoveries, and harebrained notions provide a glimpse into a legendary mind. Here are our 10 favorites.

Keep reading…

[Image via our telescope buying guide; Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.]