Hooke, Robert

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Name
Hooke, Robert Gender: M
born on 18 July 1635 Jul.Cal. (28 July 1635 greg.) at 12:06 (= 12:06 PM )
Place Freshwater, England, 50n40, 1w30
Timezone LMT m1w30 (is local mean time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Wemyss
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°58' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°57 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 26°33'



Biography

British scientist, physicist, inventor and experimental philosopher who was the greatest mechanic of his age. He also was a prolific theorist and investigator of such diverse fields as microscopy, optics, acoustics and cosmology. He coined the word "cell," and was best known for his formulation of "Hooke's Law of Elasticity."

Died in London on 3 March 1703.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 3 March 1703 Jul.Cal. (14 Mar 1703 greg.) in London (Age 67)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Wemyss No.195 quotes Times Literary Supplement 7/1935 (July 18, 1635 OS, 12:00 Noon).

Sy Scholfield quotes Ellen Tan Drake's book, "Restless Genius: Robert Hooke and His Earthly Thoughts" (Oxford University Press, 1996): "He was born at noon on July 18, 1635, in the village of Freshwater at the western end of the Isle of Wight."

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Cosmology)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics (Theorist)
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Optics, microscopy)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Scientist, inventor)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection