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Robert Hooke
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Robert Hooke


Some believe that Isaac Newton, as President of the Royal Society, intentionally diminished Robert Hooke’s fame.
  English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity (aka Hooke’s Law), proposed a wave theory of light, proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction, discovered the cellular structure of cork, and introduced the term "cell" into biology (1635-1703)
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Hooke also formulated a theory of planetary motion and invented a balance spring for watches.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Robert Hooke , Galen [4] , Hippocrates [6] , Louis Pasteur [6] , Robert Koch [9]
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