“ROBERT HOOKE” Biography

“Robert Hooke” was an architect natural philosopher and brilliant scientist. He was born on 28 July, 1635 in freshwater, Isle of Wight, England. His father’s name was John Hooke and Mother’s name was Cecily Gyles. His father was a Church of England priest. Robert had three siblings. He received most of education at home because our continual frail health. His father passed away in 1648.

He studied Greek Latin mechanics and mathematics in 1655 Robert hooke become an assistant to the famous scientist Robert Boyle and worked in this capacity till 1662. He helped in the construction and operation of Boyle’s air pump. He discovered the law of elasticity which eventually came to be known as Hooks law. He described this law in an anagram ceiiionsssttuv in 1660 and gave its solution in 1678. This La is extensively used in all branches of Science and Engineering in 1660 the Royal Society were formed by 12 men at the Gresham college and on Sir Moray proposal along with Boyle’s support. Hooke was named as the curator of the society. He became a fellow of the society in 1663, he succeeded Arthur Dacresias professor of geometry at the Gresham College. In 1665 he published the book micrographia which considered to be one of the most important scientific books ever written he made tremendous contribution to time keeping by improving pendulum clocks. In astronomy Robert Hooke studied the Pleiades star cluster, the crater on the Moon rings of Saturn and the double star system Gamma Arietis. In 1582 he proposed A Remarkable mechanistic model of the human memory which addressed the components of encoding memory capacity repetition retriever and forgetting. he was also an architect who served as a Surveyor of London city. After the great fire in 1666 he help to rebuild the city and core designed many architecture Robert hooke is received the degree of doctor of physic in 1691 he never married but his diary records that he had sexual relations with his niece, Grace, and several of his housekeepers. He point records that on the this housekeepers gave birth to you girl but does note the paternity of the child. He died in London United Kingdom on 3rd March 1703 at the age 67.

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