Hooke may refer to:

  • Hooke, Dorset, England
    • River Hooke, nearby watercourse
  • Hooke (lunar crater)
  • 3514 Hooke, asteroid

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Other articles related to "hooke":

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants - References During The Sixteenth To Nineteenth Centuries
... Isaac Newton remarked in a letter to his rival Robert Hooke dated February 5, 1676 that This has recently been interpreted by a few writers as a ... This is speculative Hooke and Newton had exchanged many letters in tones of mutual regard, and Hooke was not of particularly short stature, although he was of slight build and had been afflicted from his ... However, at some point, when Robert Hooke criticized some of Newton's ideas regarding optics, Newton was so offended that he withdrew from public debate ...
Hooke's Atom
... Hooke's atom, also known as harmonium or hookium, refers to an artificial helium-like atom where the Coulombic electron-nucleus interaction potential is replaced by a harmonic ... The name "Hooke's atom" arises because the harmonic potential used to describe the electron-nucleus interaction is a consequence of Hooke's law ...
Lists Of British Inventions - Clock Making
... Anchor escapement - Robert Hooke First accurate atomic clock - Louis Essen Balance spring - Robert Hooke Balance wheel - Robert Hooke Co-axial escapement - George Daniels ...
Luke Joseph Hooke
... Luke Joseph Hooke (born Dublin in 1716 died in Saint Cloud, Paris, 16 April 1796) was a controversial academic theologian and the son of Nathaniel Hooke the historian ...
Hooke, Dorset
50°47′53″N 2°39′40″W / 50.798°N 2.661°W / 50.798 -2.661 Hooke Hooke Population 118 District West Dorset Shire county Dorset Region South West Country ... It is sited in the valley of the short River Hooke, a tributary of the River Frome, amongst the chalk hills of the Dorset Downs ... The outskirts of the village is home to Hooke Court and its surrounding parklands ...

Famous quotes containing the word hooke:

    The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the brain and the fancy: It is now high time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of observations on material and obvious things.
    —Robert Hooke (1635–1703)