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Hooke

(huk),
Robert, British experimental physicist, 1635-1703. See: hookean behavior, Hooke law.
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Dr Aled Gruffydd Jones, National Library of Wales chief executive and librarian, said: "Robert Hooke was an incredibly influential figure and Micrographia's impact on the scientific world cannot be over emphasised.
Van Hooke brought in his friend and noted orchestral arranger David Cullen to arrange the parts for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Professor Lisa Jardine, director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters at Queen Mary, University of London, advisor on the Royal Society's Collections and a biographer of Hooke, said: "The manuscript fills in an enormous amount of how the business of science was conducted, the book keeping and the keeping of records.
Scientist Hooke was also an inventor of genius, who helped pioneer the modern watch and an extraordinary diversity of scientific instruments, as well as devices like the sash window and the universal joint used in motor vehicles.
They asked the esteemed natural philosopher and inventor Robert Hooke for assistance, but Hooke was unable to provide the requested solution.
Roger LeBaron Hooke, a geologist at the University of Maine, calculated that people probably move more dirt than all the natural earth-movers--like rivers and wind--combined.
Andy" left a list of "overview cum instructions" for his successor, according to historian Katharine Hooke in her book on the history of St.
Chief Executive of the Minerals Council of Australia, Mitchell Hooke, said the US-Australia FTA, if ratified, will be "just the fillip the Australian minerals industry was looking for from these trade negotiations.
Tim Josling, Mitchell Hooke and Joachim Rathke Published 2002 Paperback 32 Pages Price: 20.
In fact, the words are from a letter written long before Newton's work on gravity was published and were part of a bitter feud between him and Robert Hooke.
Robert Hooke did not discover and define cells, he merely applied the name to formations he saw in cork (p.