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Robert Hooke : natural philosopher and scientific explorer

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, ©2008.
Series: Signature lives.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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A biography of the famous seventeenth-century English scientist, Robert Hooke, who investigated light, sound, and microscopic organisms.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burgan
ISBN: 9780756533151 0756533155
OCLC Number: 82286928
Description: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Studying the large and the small --
Island boyhood --
A knack for science --
Beginnings of a career --
A wide-ranging mind --
Building on his fame --
Scientific battles --
New challenges --
Last years --
Life and times --
Life at a glance --
Additional resources --
Glossary --
Source notes --
Select bibliography --
Index --
Image credits.
Series Title: Signature lives.
Responsibility: by Michael Burgan.
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A biography of the famous seventeenth-century English scientist, Robert Hooke, who investigated light, sound, and microscopic organisms.

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