Isaac Newton is often attributed as the person who “discovered” gravity, but this is a blatant misunderstanding. The existence of gravity is an obvious fact to every animal with a sufficiently large brain to comprehend a constant downward force. Newton didn’t “discover” gravity; he discovered an equation to describe it quantitatively.

## From Intuition to Math

## From Intuition to Math

## From Intuition to Math

Isaac Newton is often attributed as the person who “discovered” gravity, but this is a blatant misunderstanding. The existence of gravity is an obvious fact to every animal with a sufficiently large brain to comprehend a constant downward force. Newton didn’t “discover” gravity; he discovered an equation to describe it quantitatively.