Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke
English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term `cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
Syn: ↑Hooke
Instance Hypernyms: ↑scientist

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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