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Robert Hooke - Natural Philosopher, inventor, architect (Inventions include the iris diaphragm in cameras, the universal joint used in motor vehicles, the balance wheel in a watch, the originator of the word 'cell' in biology, he was Surveyor of the City of London after the Great Fire of 1666, architect, experimenter, worked in astronomy)

‘Robert Hooke, Engineer’ By Rita Greer A memorial portrait presented to the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford University in It shows Hooke in Oxford with important work – a wheel.

Micrographia Title Page

Making the indiscernible visible: Robert Hooke’s Micrographia

Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica - An artists impression of English polymath Robert Hooke (1635–1703)

Robert Hooke FRS July [O. 18 July] 1635 – 3 March was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath. In Hooke discovered the law of elasticity. Also he worked in gravitation, microscopy and other sciences.

Robert Hooke, Micrographia

Robert Hooke, Micrographia: or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made By Magnifying Glasses Printed in London by John Martyn and James Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society, 1665

" Robert Hooke examined bookworms under his mircoscope in the seventeenth…

" Robert Hooke examined bookworms under his mircoscope in the seventeenth century. He called them the 'teeth of time' " Diana ~ TBOL chpt 16 Robert Hooke: Of the small Silver-colour'd Book-worm

History of Geology: The Last Virtuoso: Robert Hooke and his contributions in geology. Ammonites drawn by Robert Hooke, published in1705.

The Last Virtuoso: Robert Hooke and his contributions in geology

The geological observations of Robert Hooke. | Letters from Gondwana.

The geological observations of Robert Hooke.

At the beginning of the sixteenth century and throughout the seventeenth century a great debate about the true nature of fossils started in Italy and extended to Europe. There was two hypothesis in.

Over 30 interactive science notebook activities for cells! Characteristics and needs of life, levels of organization, cell theory, microscope parts, Robert Hooke, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell comparison, cell organelle structure and function, osmotic s

Cells Interactive Notebook Activities

Over 30 interactive science notebook activities for cells! Characteristics and needs of life, levels of organization, cell theory, microscope parts, Robert Hooke, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell comparison, cell organelle structure and function, osmotic s

Robert Hooke's microscope  The members of the Royal Society were intellectuals from both the arts and science. Science had only just emerged as a discipline in its own right and many famous scientists were members of the Royal Society. Robert Hooke studied optics and the properties of metals under tension. He developed a new, improved microscope, called the compound microscope. This enabled him to observe detail, such as that shown by his flea drawing (see page 40), which no-one had ever…

Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge. During the Regency period, the society occupied Somerset House. This pic Robert Hooke's microscope

The title page from Micrographia by Robert Hooke a book that detailed and illustrated Hooke's observations of objects using a compound microscope

The title page from Micrographia by Robert Hooke a book that detailed and illustrated Hooke's observations of objects using a compound microscope