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Sign: Tel Aviv University - Entin Square tiles - Standing on the shoulders of giants (Newton)

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Chaim Levanon St 64, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
"אם הפלגתי לראות,
הרי זה משום שעמדתי
על כתפי ענקים"
(אייזיק ניוטון)

"If I have seen further,
it is by standing upon
the shoulders of Giants"
(Issac Newton)
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Entin Square is at the entrance gate to the Tel Aviv University campus in Ramat Aviv.

The square is studded with cobblestones with quotes, sayings, illustrations or formulas of the great scientists, thinkers and writers.

In the next photo taken that day you can see the square and the way the tiles are laid Click for a larger image

Details about the square can be found here Click for sign's details

In the current plate appears a saying of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), an English physicist and mathematician who is considered one of the greatest scientists of all time.
Newton formulated the laws of motion, was one of the developers of the infinite calculus (differential and integral), invented and built the telescope and much more.
The quoted saying appears in a letter written by Newton to the English scientist and philosopher Robert Hooke in 1676

Three months later, the same square was photographed, during that action it was discovered that a number of pavements had been removed and other pavements had been placed in their place. In this tile the design is different, see the other tile Click for a larger image




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