What did Robert Hooke do?


Some of the things that Robert Hooke discovered and invented were; the Hook’s law, the air- pump, plant cell, universal joint and the 5th star in the Trapezium. He also worked as chief surveyor and helped rebuild London after the Great Fire of 1666.
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Robert Hooke
Robert Hooke was the English scientist and inventor who wrote the 1665 book Micrographia, in which he coined the term "cell" for a basic biological structure. A gifted student with a particular talent for mechanics, Hooke was educated at Oxford... More »
Born: July 18, 1635, Freshwater, England
Died: March 3, 1703
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Roberta Hooke is not as well known as many of his fellow scientists. However, he was responsible for the inventions of the universal joint and the iris diaphragm. He also served as Chief Surveyor, and after the Great Fire of 1666, selflessly worked to help rebuild. You can find more information here: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/hooke.html
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