Apple, Gravity and Two Adamant Men

Apple, Gravity and Two Adamant Men

Years before our time man often used to wonder about the reason for the motion of planets, change of seasons and reason for every day’s entry and exit of sun but trapped on a subtle planet poorly resourced only logical explanation with them was god planned it that way.
Years later a god loving young man descended on earth on God’s own birthday to challenge his role in the motion of astronomical bodies. Isaac Newton from quite early age started getting more close to nature than to people reason was separation from his mother at age of three and then after eight her coming back bringing him stepfather. Newton started drifting away from his family and closer to the universe. At eighteen he joined Trinity college at Cambridge. Seclusion and isolation germinated strange habits in that young man at Trinity. He started looking for techniques to transform ordinary metals into gold and silver. He was also obsessed with looking for codes and clues in religious texts as Bible for the presence of God but of course, both of his endeavors turned out to be fruitless.
In 1672 Newton was elected to royal society and in the same year he presented his first paper that was on nature of light while Newton believed light to be composed of particles his senior in royal society Robert Hooke believed it to be composed of waves so Hooke criticized Newton to an extent that Newton pledged not to come with another idea publicly ever again and as at that time Hooke was a reputed scientist whereas Newton was a novice nobody really missed him.
After some years Edmond Halley visited Newton and casually started discussing coming with any mathematical equation to explain gravity and Newton at the same instant gave the equation that was worked out by him a few years back but never presented due to previous humiliation. Edmond Halley quickly presented Newton’s law of gravitation to royal society. Although royal society acclaimed the work but stated their inability to print it because they were out of funds. Royal society had spent all the fund in printing numerous copies of a worthless book titled history of fish. Conditions were so worse that salaries of scientists as Edmond Haley were paid in form of copies of book History of fish.
Edmond Halley was not a man to accept no so he decided to get Newton’s Philosophi√¶ Naturalis Principia Mathematica published by himself
Edmond Haley while regarded and revered astronomer giving world sacks full of scientific knowledge is most commonly remembered as the man who gave Newton fame of eternity and world wonderful knowledge of gravity which came out escaping ego of two brilliant minds of a seventeenth century
Courtesy: cosmos a spacetime odyssey

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