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The first professional scientist Robert Hooke and the Royal Society of London /

A contemporary of Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton, and close friend of all but Newton, Robert Hooke (1635-1703), one of the founders of the early scientific revolution, faded into almost complete obscurity after his death and remained there for nearly three centuries.

Main Author: Purrington, Robert D.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2009]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xix, 281 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series: Science networks historical studies ; v. 39.