From bathtubs to falling apples, find out what really drives some of the iconic talks of “light bulb” moments in science.
5 - 8
Social Studies, Storytelling, World History
The theory of gravity "was occasion'd by the fall of an apple, as he sat in contemplative mood," Isaac Newton's friend and biographer William Stukeley wrote. At least that's the story. The incident was said to have happened at Newton's boyhood home.
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May 20, 2022
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