Newton’s Tree – The Apple Tree that Sparked an Epiphany

Apple trees have long been a part of human history, as one of the first cultivated trees, but a tree of the ‘Flower of Kent’ variety inspired one of the biggest scientific discoveries in centuries. The so called ‘gravity tree’ is located on the grounds of Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton.

via Newton’s Tree – The Apple Tree that Sparked an Epiphany — The Treeographer

Author: Karl Ekdahl

International public health leader and creativity blogger.

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