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Introducing: Flashback - Isaac Newton’s ‘Year of Wonders’

2020-05-07 | 🔗

Each of us handles social distancing in our own way. Some are doing virtual yoga classes. Others are turning to art. And then there are those truly rare birds... like Sir Issac Newton. He once turned his time in quarantine into an opportunity to change the way we understand the world around us. Learn about history’s unintended consequences on Flashback, a new podcast from OZY and iHeart Radio Podcast Network. Find out how some of the best-laid plans can go horribly wrong or prove unexpectedly magnificent.  

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This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
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modern science welcomed a flashback. New podcast from OZ, the creators the thread, I'm Sean Bradwell, then I'll, be your visiting professor taking you wanted through history? That will change the way you look at the past and even some of it. Disastrous events in the great plague hit England in sixteen sixty five Isaac New wasn't sir or scientific legend, just a college student at the University of Cambridge and when the university closed its doors insane, students, home for the seventeenth century version of social distancing, moodily turn, this family estate to spend his time working on a few of his own pet projects. The youngster or thrived home. Calling me plus he spent away year of wonders, among other things, use this time to work out. Calculus and his theory of gravity aided by the apple tree right outside his window noon, returned
bridge the following year with some ground breaking theories under his belt ideas, making a college. Fellow then a professor in autumn only the founding father of a new scientific age History is littered with stories like Newton's year of wonders stories about unexpected turning points and hidden connections. You just have to know where to look that was the world we saw was the only world we saw, occasionally do a little dick. I heard about Hitler's personal physician, feared or moral, and I find it extraordinary that his case notes on out of Hitler's health, had been lying in the archives, for you know the right amount of sixty seventy years and they revealed the most extraordinary story in the first season. A flashback will connect the dots and some of the most incredible unintended consequences in history will here
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from the best laid plans, can go horribly wrong or prove unexpectedly, magnificent? May sixth, listen to flash back on the I hurt radio, app apple podcast or wherever you get your podcast.