The school in US stopped calling Newton's laws after him
18:55, Friday, 12 March, 2021
An affluent New York prep school reportedly told students to call Newton's Laws of Motion the "three fundamental laws of physics" in attempts to "decenter whiteness." "We don't call them Newton's laws anymore," a student told writer Bari Weiss. "We call them the three fundamental laws of physics. They say we need to 'decenter whiteness,' and we need to acknowledge that there's more than just Newton in physics."
Weiss warns that the situation in elite private schools mirrors the situation in collegiate institutions across the United States. The school has dropped Sir Isaac Newton's name when discussing the famed scientist's laws of motion, one student told Weiss.