Let us raise a toast to a fatherless child, born on this day (sort of — given that Julian-Gregorian kerfluffle) who would one day bring a new revelation into the world.
Happy birthday, my man Izzy!
Top of the day to everyone here, in every mode of celebration.
Image: Sir Godfrey Kneller, Isaac Newton, 1689. (This one is likely a copy)Isaac Newton, rare sincerity comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.