The moon and the apple

Seeing an apple fall, Newton thought that if it fell because it had no support, why didn’t the Moon fall?

Isaac Newton is one of the most influential figures in the history of science, partly because of his law of universal gravitation. The force of gravity between two objects decreases as the distance between them increases.

A simple, powerful and revolutionary idea that laid the foundations of modern physics. An explanation of the movement of the planets, stars and galaxies that will help us understand the natural world.