Robert Hooke

1635 - 1703

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Robert Hooke was an English scientist who made contributions to many different fields including mathematics, optics, mechanics, architecture and astronomy. He had a famous quarrel with Newton.
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List of References (45 books/articles)

Some Quotations (2)

A Poster of Robert Hooke

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to Robert Hooke
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Fellow of the Royal Society1663
Lunar featuresCrater Hooke
Biography in Aubrey's Brief Lives
Lunar featuresCrater Hooke on Mars
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Guardian (Newly discovered manuscript)
  3. NNDB
  1. Robert Hooke home page
  2. The Galileo Project
  3. Linda Hall Library (Drawing of the Moon)

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