Robert Hooke was famous English Physicist. Read on to know more about Robert Hooke’s profile, childhood, life and timeline in this biography.
An English physicist, Robert Hook is also known as the ‘father of microscopy’, who reconfirmed Antony van Leewenhoek’s observations of the presence of microorganisms under a microscope. Apart from being a physicist, Hooke also conducted various researches in a remarkable number of fields such as philosophy and mathematics. To his credit are a couple of notable events. He first discovered Hooke’s law, following which he studied microorganisms under a microscope and then went on to design a microscope of his own known as the Gregorian reflecting telescope. His works on the cells and the study of fossils made him one of the first advocates of the various theories of evolution.
Robert Hooke Biography
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June 20, 2019