Category: 4 Jan

4 January: Remembering Sir Isaac Newton on Birth Anniversary

Sir Isaac Newton ( 4 January 1643 — 31 March 1727)  was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and natural philosopher who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists in history. He is best known for his work on the laws of motion, which form the basis of classical mechanics, and for his development of calculus. He made major contributions to the study of light and optics and is also credited with the development of the reflecting telescope. Newton’s laws of motion, along with his law of universal gravitation, helped to explain the motion of objects on Earth and in the universe, and his work laid the foundation for much of modern science.

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4 January: Tribute to Sanmao

Sanmao (26 March 1943 – 4 January 1991) was a Taiwanese writer and adventurer who gained popularity in the 1970s and 1980s for her autobiographical works chronicling her travels and experiences in different parts of the world. Her writing was characterized by its honesty, humor, and a deep understanding of human nature. Her real name was  Echo Chen Ping.

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