A sapling of Sir Isaac Newton's apple tree has been planted in Argentina's Science Park as part of the festivities marking the April 10 Researcher's Day held by the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), The National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA), the Ministry of Science, and the Science Cultural Center.
Tributes have been paid to renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking in a Westminster Abbey memorial service. British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Hawking in a BBC drama, and astronaut Tim Peake were among those giving readings at the ceremony.
People gathered by the hundreds in the English city of Cambridge Saturday to pay their last respects to famed British scientist Stephen Hawking as his remains arrived at St. Mary the Great church where some 500 guests had been invited to the private funeral.
An Indian school boy from Calcutta and currently in Germany, Shouryya Ray, has shocked everyone by solving a 350-year-old mathematical problem which was set by one of the greatest scientists and mathematicians, Sir Isaac Newton.