Related Program: Our Island Universe Happy Birthday Isaac Newton By Shanil Virani • Dec 22, 2016 Related Program: Our Island Universe TweetShareGoogle+Email Sir Isaac Newton (This a copy of a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller 1689. This copy was painted by Barrington Bramley.) On this episode of Our Island Universe: We celebrate the birth and life of one of our most influential scientists. Listen Listening... / 1:49 Shanil Virani, Director of the John C. Wells Planetarium in Harrisonburg, VA. Follow on Twitter as shanilv TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.