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'A More Beautiful City': Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London After the Great Fire by Michael Cooper
Before Darwin : reconciling God and nature by Keith Stewart Thomson
The Confusion by Neal Stephenson
The Curious Life of Robert Hooke: The Man Who Measured London by Lisa Jardine
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scentific Revolution by John Gribbin
Flussi e riflussi : indagine sull'origine di una teoria scientifica by Lucio Russo
Founders of British science : John Wilkins, Robert Boyle, John Ray, Christopher Wren, Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton by James Gerald Crowther
The Great Scientists by John Farndon
Humphry Davy by Harold Hartley
Huygens and Barrow, Newton and Hooke: Pioneers in Mathematical Analysis and Catastrophe Theory from Evolvents to Quasicrystals by Vladimir I. Arnold
Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution by Lisa Jardine
Isaac Newton by James Gleick
London Rising: The Men Who Made Modern London by Leo Hollis
London's Leonardo: The Life and Work of Robert Hooke by Jim Bennett
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel
The man who knew too much : the strange and inventive life of Robert Hooke by Stephen Inwood
Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World by Simon Garfield
Newton's Darkness: Two Dramatic Views by Carl Djerassi
Newton's Notebook: The Life, Times and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton by Joel Levy
Newton's Gift: How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World by David Berlinski
Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos by Alan W. Hirshfeld
Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
Restless Genius: Robert Hooke and His Earthly Thoughts. by Ellen T. Drake
Robert Hooke by Margaret 'Espinasse
Robert Hooke. New Studies by Michael Hunter
Robert Hooke: Natural Philosopher and Scientific Explorer by Burgan
Science Museum: 50 Things to See by J. T. van Riemdijk
Science: A History 1543-2001 by John Gribbin
Scientists and Discoveries by Robert Snedden
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain—and How It Changed the World by Carl Zimmer
Wheel of Time by Harry Zarchy

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Robert Hooke FRS (/hʊk/; 28 July [O.S. 18 July] 1635 – 3 March 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.

His adult life comprised three distinct periods: as a scientific inquirer lacking money; achieving great wealth and standing through his reputation for hard work and scrupulous honesty following the great fire of 1666, but eventually becoming ill and party to jealous intellectual disputes. 

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