Emerging Biotech

April 16, 2019
HOW A FALLING APPLE INSPIRED THE UNDERSTANDING OF GRAVITATIONAL FORCE

How a Falling Apple Inspired the Understanding of Gravitational Force

The young Isaac Newton is sitting in his garden when an apple falls on his head and, in a stroke of brilliant insight, he suddenly comes up with his theory of gravity. The story is almost certainly embellished, both by Newton and the generations of storytellers who came after him. But from today anyone with access to the internet can see for themselves the first-hand account of how a falling apple inspired the understanding of gravitational force.