Tag: Newton

Birth anniversary: Sir Isaac Newton

Happy holidays to everyone! Today is the birthday of Sir Isaac Newton who was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author (described in his own day as a “natural philosopher“).He is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution.  Read the Wikipedia article.

Newton’s Disk with Motor – code: 4453.30

Newton’s Disk with Motor Code: 4453.30 The human perception of colours The colours red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet represent the fundamental colours of the spectrum. When the disk is put in motion, they blur and the eye is not able to respond rapidly enough: the colours look like mixed together to form…
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Newton’s Disk – code: 4453.22

Newton’s Disk Code: 4453.22 The human perception of colours The Newton’s Disk consists of an aluminium platform with coloured segments printed on it. The colours represent the fundamental colours of the spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet). When the disk is rotated, the colours blur together and the eye, unable to respond…
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Newton’s Tube – code: 4134.00

Newton’s Tube Code: 4134.00 A falling body is independent of its mass and shape in vacuum Using Newton’s Tube we can demonstrate the independence of mass and shape of a falling body. The apparatus consists of a vacuum tube containing a feather and a piece of metal. We can visually demonstrate both bodies falling together…
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