CONLANGING & ISAAC NEWTON | ARTICLES & VIDEO
GIZMODO | SCIENCE PHYSICS LINGUISTICS | 05.29.2016
|| ISAAC NEWTON ONCE TRIED TO INVENT A LANGUAGE ||
The great Physicist Isaac Newton is known for many things : the laws of motion , and theory of gravity ; the invention of calculus , a lengthy treatise on optics , and dabblings in alchemy .
Few know that as a young college student , Newton tried to invent a universal language .
THE WEEK | FEATURE | ARIKA OKRENT | 05.09.2013
|| THE LANGUAGE ISAAC NEWTON INVENTED ||
Isaac Newton laid the foundations of modern science . Newton discovered gravity and the principles governing motion , light , and cooling ; invented a reflecting telescope , counterfeit-proof coins , and calculus .
Most of Newton's work made a huge and lasting contribution to the state of human knowledge , but a few of the projects never made it any further than the paper they were outlined on .
All generations that came after Newton would benefit from the innovations , but none of them would ever speak Newton's universal language .
MENTAL FLOSS | WHITEBOARDS | OKRENT | YOUTUBE
|| ISAAC NEWTON'S FORGOTTEN INVENTED LANGUAGE ||
In the latest episode of their continually fascinating and informative etymological whiteboard series for Mental Floss , linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O'Neill verbally and visually explain about the little-known language that the prolific Mathematician , physicist and inventor Isaac Newton attempted to create, the logic behind it and why it never became universal .
SOURCE | SATYAVEDISM.ORG