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Biography of Robert Hooke

Microscopes existed in Holland by 1620. Robert Hooke and Christian Huygens were the first two scientists to make scientific use of microscope. Both designed and built two lens microscopes.

Robert Hooke
English scientist Robert Hooke (28 July 1635 – 3 March 1703) was one of the most important early chemists because his contributions would prove crucial to the birth of modern forensic science. Among many other achievements, Robert Hooke did significant development with microscopes, the first forensic instrument.

Robert Hooke also made significant theoretical and practical contributions many fields of science, including astronomy, mechanics, chemistry and physiology, geology, optics, psychology, music theory, microscopy and horology. He also did much architectural work, assisting in the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire of 1666.

In 1660, Robert Hooke investigated the phenomenon of color separation on thin transparent films, such as the colorful soap bubble. This study provided him with the rudimentary theoretically conviction that light is a wave.

In 1665, Robert Hooke proposed that atomic model of matter, based on crystalline structure and apparent transparence, indicating holes between the solid-state natures.
Biography of Robert Hooke
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