Robert Hooke FRS (28 July 1635 – 3 March 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.
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“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 (16351703)