Newton’s Apple Tree and Einstein’s Begonias

Scan of the page from "Memoirs of Sir Isaac Newton's life" that details the momentous apple's descent

According to the story that so many were taught in elementary school, in 1666 at Woolsthorpe Manor an apple fell from a tree right onto the head of Sir Isaac Newton. Rather than giving the physicist the gift of a concussion as one might expect, the … [Continue reading]

Two Ideas, One Future Post

While every Tuesday from here on out will have a full blog post, every Monday I'll post up two different post ideas. One will go on to be the full blog post the following Tuesday, full of glory, images, and maybe even interviews; the other will … [Continue reading]