Hooke Robert

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Hooke

 (ho͝ok), Robert 1635-1703.
English scientist noted for his study of elastic motion in springs, the orbital geometry of celestial bodies, and microscopic structures in living things.

Hooke

(ho͝ok), Robert 1635-1703.
English physicist, inventor, and mathematician. With Robert Boyle, Hooke demonstrated that both combustion and respiration require air and that sound will not travel in a vacuum. He studied numerous objects under microscopes and was the first to use the word cell to describe the patterns he observed.