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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.
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Hooke

(hʊk)
n
(Biography) Robert. 1635–1703, English physicist, chemist, and inventor. He formulated Hooke's law (1678), built the first Gregorian telescope, and invented a balance spring for watches
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Hooke

(hʊk)

n.
Robert, 1635–1703, English physicist.
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Noun1.Hooke - English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term `cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
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Perhaps my favorite part of the book was the section that describes the growth of the Royal Society in England, first as competing societies between London and Oxford, but then as a rich interplay between the likes of Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, and Christopher Wren.
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