Robert Hooke

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English natural philosopher, architect and polymath

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According to Wikipedia, Robert Hooke FRS was an English polymath active as a scientist, natural philosopher and architect, who is credited to be one of two scientists to discover microorganisms in 1665 using a compound microscope that he built himself, the other scientist being Antoni van Leeuwenhoek in 1676. An impoverished scientific inquirer in young adulthood, he found wealth and esteem by performing over half of the architectural surveys after London's great fire of 1666. Hooke was also a member of the Royal Society and since 1662 was its curator of experiments. Hooke was also Professor of Geometry at Gresham College.

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Robert Hooke is most known for their academic work in the field of biology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of physics, engineering, and philosophy.

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