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Out of the shadow of a giant: Hooke, Halley and the birth of British science
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Author: Gribbin, John, 1946-
Author: Gribbin, Mary
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Genre: Science
Classification: 509.22
Publisher: William Collins, 2017
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780008220594
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What if Isaac Newton had never lived? Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose place in history has been overshadowed by the giant figure of Newton, were pioneering scientists within their own right, and instrumental in establishing the Royal Society. Whilst Newton is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time, and the father of the English scientific revolution, John and Mary Gribbin uncover the fascinating story of Robert Hooke and Edmond Halley, whose scientific achievements neatly embrace the hundred years or
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