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Nov 14, Legend has it that a young Isaac Newton was sitting under an apple tree when he was bonked on the head by a falling piece of fruit, a 17th-century “aha moment” that prompted him to suddenly come up Author: Elizabeth Nix. Jan 18, We’ve all heard the story. A young Isaac Newton is sitting beneath an apple tree contemplating the mysterious universe.
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Suddenly – boink!. In the orchard at Woolsthorpe Manor we are custodians of a very special apple tree. Yes, the very tree from which an apple fell and caused Newton to ask the question: 'Why do apples always fall straight down to the ground?' The tree first put down roots around years ago. For at least years it has been shown to visitors as Isaac Newton's apple tree.
Here he began to think about why everything always fell down Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Claim: The apple tree where Isaac Newton came up with the laws of gravity is still alive and flourishing in England in the orchard of Woolsthorpe treegrinding.bar Jan 21, The story of Newton's apple-tree revelation has become folklore in the past years, complete with embellishments and twists of historical fact.
Here is Stukeley's version of the event:"After Author: Cassie Rodenberg.