Newton’s Laws #3: Newton’s Dark Secrets Video

I like to show my students the PBS video Newton’s Dark Secrets (free streaming from pbs.org).

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Newton: crazy smart or just crazy?

Physics students hear his name often, but I like to give them some context of the type of man he was and the time in which he lived.  He is undoubtedly one of the great minds of science, but his personal life was rather strange and he was not a “people person.”  This video puts a name with a face and explains the development of his career.

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