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Hooke"s Micrographia 1665-1965

A. Rupert Hall

Hooke"s Micrographia 1665-1965

a lecture in commemoration of the tercentenary of the publication of Micrographia, or, some physiological description of minute bodies by Robert Hooke F.R.S. : delivered at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School on 25 November, 1965.

by A. Rupert Hall

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Published by Athlone Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hooke, Robert, -- 1635-1703.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19205814M

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Robert Hooke (Hooke, Robert, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Hooke, Robert, Micrographia: or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses, With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon (London: Printed for John Martyn, ) (page images at Wisconsin). Robert Hooke FRS (/ h ʊ k /; 28 July [O.S. 18 July] – 3 March ) was an English natural philosopher, architect and a young adult, he was a financially impoverished scientific inquirer, but came into wealth and good reputation following his actions as Surveyor to the City of London after the great fire of (in which he appears to have performed more than half of all.

    drawing of a female gnat by Robert Hooke Drawing of a female gnat by Robert Hooke, from Micrographia (). From Micrographia, by Robert Hooke, ; He suggested that the force of gravity could be measured by utilizing the motion of a pendulum () and attempted to show that Earth and the Moon follow an elliptical path around the he discovered the phenomenon of . Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, Robert Hooke, ISBN , Author Robert HookeReviews: 1.

    Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses. It is particularly notable for being the first book to illustrate insects, plants etc. as seen through microscopes. Published in January , the first major publication of the Royal Society, it became the first scientific best-seller, inspiring a wide public interest in the new. Editions for Micrographia: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindl.


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Enjoy this classic work today. Hooke's 'Micrographia, ' a lecture in commemoration of the tercentenary of the publication of 'Micrographia, or, Some physiological description of minute bodies' by Robert Hooke F.R.S., delivered at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School on 25 November, Micrographia: or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses.

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