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WAS THE ISAAC NEWTON REALLY HIT ON THE HEAD BY APPLE?

The story of this great English Scientist discovering the law of gravity by being hit on the head is not true, although it was an apple that started him thinking about the gravity that led to great development in science and the study of astronomy. He also invented a reflecting telescope and it was Newton who first realized what causes a glass prism to split light into the color of the rainbow, the spectrum. The apple tree which started it all was blown down in 1820.

*Who cooked an Omelette while on a tightrope: The great tightrope walker Blondin performed many daring feats, but one of his strangest was in 1862 at London’s Crystal Palace. He carried a 23 kg (50 lb) stove out to the middle of the rope. After lighting it, he cooked an omelette, still balancing himself and the stove high above the crowd.

* Facts interesting about Stonehenge: Standing on Salisbury Plain is the greatest relic of prehistoric times to be found in Britain. It is a circle of huge stones, which look like doorways. No one knows who built it or why. It was probably built around 1700 BC and may have been a temple for Sun worship. Centuries later it was used by Celtic druids for their ceremonies.

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