Newton and Mechanics

Isaac Newton is a name that comes up a lot in Physics (an understatement if ever there was one). In Mechanics I tend to lump the SUVAT equations and laws together, teaching them as a small section (effectively) under his name. This blog considers this short section of work. I usually start with a moment to play the YouTube clip from Big Think, where Neil deGrasse Tyson gives his view on who was the greatest physicist of all time. It is ...