Isaac Newton Facts – 75 Interesting Facts About Isaac Newton

Fun Facts About Isaac Newton

There is a large bronze statue of Newton in the piazza of the British Library.

Newton and Gottfried Leibniz both invented calculus at almost the same time and neither of them knew about each other’s work.

Newton’s dog name was ‘Diamond’.

Newton had more history books than science.

Newton loved to draw and paint.

Newton wrote nearly 169 articles on alchemy, none of it was ever published because during those times making gold or silver was considered a felony.

When Newton was asked why the planet’s orbits are elliptical he wasn’t sure, but went home to think about it. He then invented differential and integral calculus to explain it.