But when Isaac Newton first proposed his new physics—legendarily the product of a bonk on the head with an apple, or at the very least the vision of an apple falling from tree to ground—in July 1687 with the publication of Principia Mathematica, he set in motion a scientific revolution that is still unfolding today.
onto ... publication of his catchily-titled book quoted above
totally ... correct, probes, and anyway they had only just been introduced from the New World in the 1680's, and were only used as decorative garden novelties, not generally eaten because they were believed to be poisonous.
So, the Solanum lycopersicum has had an interesting history?
Up until the end of the eighteenth century, physicians warned against eating tomatoes, fearing they caused not only appendicitis but also stomach cancer from tomato skins adhering to the lining of the stomach.
only ... if you are using a conventional map on which North is at the top of the sheet. For those people who have difficulty map reading for the return trip of motoring journeys, it is possible to buy maps which have North at the bottom, but with all place names still the "right" way up for reading. Astonishing, but true!
yeti A huge hairy creature said to live in the Tibetan mountains and once know as 'the abominable snowman'. The jury is still out on what it is and whether it does actually exist. The most likely explanation is a mis-sighting of a large bear.