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By: Charles Richter. Robert Hooke. Robert Hooke . Robert Hooke was an inventor, microscopist , physicist, surveyor, astronomer, biologist, artist and many more. I choose Robert Hooke because he had a very hard time as a kid but his still became a very well know scientists. . Birth. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Robert Hooke

By: Charles Richter

Robert HookeRobert Hooke Robert Hooke was an inventor, microscopist, physicist, surveyor, astronomer, biologist, artist and many more.I choose Robert Hooke because he had a very hard time as a kid but his still became a very well know scientists.

BirthBorn: 18 July 1635 in Freshwater, Isle ofWight, EnglandDeath: 3 March 1703 London, England

Today I am still scared from the smallpox when I had when I was real young. I just went to Westminster School today at the age of 13. And now my dad had just committing suicide.Diary EnteryNewspaper Article

Timeline 1661 Publishes article on capillary attraction, later included in Micrographia. 1667 12 June Discourse on the effect of earthquakes. 1669 July - October Earliest attempt at measuring the parallax of a fixed star - his results lead to Bradley's discovery of stellar aberration. 1672, 5 Feb Publishes paper on diffraction of light, objecting to Newton's communication on this subject to the Royal Society in January. 1674 Publishes 'An Attempt to Prove the Motion of the Earth by Observations'; this records the first observation of a star in daylight.1675 9 & 16 Dec Newton's 'Discourse on Colour' evokes objections from Hooke on the grounds that "the main of it was contained in Micrographia". The argument is resolved with Newton claiming originality but acknowledging important obligations to RH's work. 1676 Publishes the principles of the spiral springs in 'A Description of Helioscopes'. This starts a quarrel with Oldenburg (Secretary of the Royal Society)1684 Describes a practical system of telegraphy.

The truth is, the science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the brain and the fancy: It is now high time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of observations on material and obvious things.Quote of Robert Hooke

Schooling: Oxford Westminster School, 1648. Oxford University, Christ Church, 1658. He was initially a chorister and then a servitor. Hooke did not take a B.A. He was nominated for the M.A. by Lord Clarendon, the Chancellor of the university, 1663; I am not going to list it. M.D. at Doctors' Commons, 1691--this also by patronage, and not listed. Father:John Hooke was a minister, curate of Freshwater; he died in 1648. http://galileo.rice.edu/Catalog/NewFiles/hooke.html.http://www.britainunlimited.com/Biogs/Hooke.htmhttp://www.lycos.com/info/robert-hooke.htmlhttp://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/hooke.htmlhttp://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

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