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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

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(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

Hooke

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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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Su versatilidad, sustentada en la posibilidad de presentar investigaciones ya terminadas o simplemente para insinuar posibles caminos o describir cosas raras o monstruos llamo el interes de pensadores como Robert Boyle y Robert Hooke (para mencionar los mas conocidos).
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Hooke, Della, Trees in Anglo-Saxon England: Literature, Lore and Landscape (Anglo-Saxon Studies, 13), Woodbridge, Boydell, 2013; paperback; pp.
Here we see in full force the apparent feud between Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton, to the extent that Newton withdrew his membership from the Royal Society and refused to publish his book on optics until Hooke had died (p.