Did Isaac Newton Work With Any Other Scientists?


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Although Sir Isaac Newton had many great contemporaries, nearly all of his great work was completed single-handedly. However, as a necessary part of the scientific process Sir Isaac Newton's colleagues checked his work for validity and authenticity, working with him indirectly.

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Sir Isaac Newton lived during the height of the Scientific Revolution, brushing shoulders with many other great scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, architects and other influential individuals. Just a few names include Gottfried Leibniz, father of the binary system that is the foundation of nearly everything digital. Additionally, he worked with Christopher Wren, famous architect, astronomer, mathematician and physicist; and Edmond Halley, the individual responsible for charting the orbit of Halley's Comet.

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