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Micrographia (Illustrated)Robert Hooke

Micrographia or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon by Robert Hooke with large illustrations.This book has table of contents and over 80 large and small illus… more

Micrographia (Illustrated)
Robert Hooke
iBam , English
 

Meanest Foundations and Nobl...Ofer Gal

This book is a historical-epistemological study of one the most consequential idea of early modern celestial mechanics: Robert Hooke’s proposal to “compoun[d] the celestial motions of the planets of a direct motion by the tangent & an attra… more

Meanest Foundations and Nobler Superstructures: Hooke, Newton and “the Compounding of the Celestiall Motions of the Planetts” (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science)
Ofer Gal
Springer , English
 

The Forgotten GeniusStephen Inwood

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Robert Hooke stood out as an inventive, versatile, and prolific scientist and architect in an age of brilliant minds. But for three hundred years his reputation has been overshadowed by those of his two great contemporaries, his friend Sir … more

The Forgotten Genius
Stephen Inwood
MP Publishing Limited , English
 

Robert Hooke and the Rebuild...Michael Cooper

Robert Hooke was one of the most gifted men of his age, but because he worked in the sphere of two remarkable men - Issasc Newton and Christopher Wren - his contribution has remained largely overlooked. Michael Cooper’s biography puts the r… more

Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London
Michael Cooper
The History Press , English
 

Newton's Darkness: Two Drama...Carl Djerassi, David Pinner

”What purpose is served by showing that England’s greatest natural philosopher is flawed … like other mortals?” asks one of the characters in Newton’s Darkness. “We need unsullied heroes!” But what if the hero is sullied? At stake is an iss… more

Newton’s Darkness: Two Dramatic Views
Carl Djerassi, David Pinner
Imperial College Press , English
 

Isaac Newton (Lives & Legaci...Gale E. Christianson

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Quarrelsome and quirky, a disheveled recluse who ate little, slept less, and yet had an iron constitution, Isaac Newton rose from a virtually illiterate family to become one of the towering intellects of science. Now, in this fast-paced, co… more

Isaac Newton (Lives & Legacies (Oxford))
Gale E. Christianson
Oxford University Press, USA , English
 

British Legends: The Life an...Charles River Editors

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Includes pictures of Newton and important people in his life.Discusses Newton’s discoveries and theories, including the legend about the falling apple inspiring his discovery of gravity.*Includes excerpts of Newton’s most influential quot… more

British Legends: The Life and Legacy of Sir Isaac Newton
Charles River Editors
English
 

The First Professional Scien...Robert D. Purrington

A contemporary of Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton, and close friend of all but Newton, Robert Hooke (1635-1703), one of the founders of the early scientific revolution, faded into almost complete obscurity after his death a… more

The First Professional Scientist: Robert Hooke and the Royal Society of London: 39 (Science Networks. Historical Studies)
Robert D. Purrington
Birkhäuser , English
 

The Barbers: A Tale Most Cur...Katherine Pym

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It is London 1663 and science flourishes in a mini-Renaissance. Celia Barber shares her father’s shop; he barbers, and she heals during a time when women are not allowed to practice medicine.

As a licensed barber, Celia longs to visit th… more

The Barbers: A Tale Most Curious and Rare
Katherine Pym
Books We Love Ltd. , English
 

A History of Science, Volume...M.D., LL.D. Henry Smith Will...

ContentsFOREWORD 1I. SCIENCE IN THE DARK AGE 5II. MEDIÆVAL SCIENCE AMONG THEARABIANS 17ARABIAN MEDICINE … … … . . 28ARABIAN HOSPITALS … … … . 35III. MEDIÆVAL SCIENCE IN THE WEST 41THIRTEENTH-CENTURY MEDICINE . 43FIFTmore

A History of Science, Volume II, The Beginnings of Modern Science
M.D., LL.D. Henry Smith Williams, M.D. Edward H. Williams
LittleWhiteEbook.com , English
 

The Bloodless BoyRobert J. Lloyd

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London, 1678. The blood-drained body of a young boy is discovered in the snow on the bank of the Fleet River. Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey, Justice of the Peace, sets out to investigate this sinister killing with the help of Robert Hooke, Curato… more

The Bloodless Boy
Robert J. Lloyd
Peach Publishing , English
 

London RisingLeo Hollis

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By the middle of the seventeenth century, London was on the verge of collapse. Its ancient infrastructure could no longer support its explosive growth; the English Civil War had torn society apart; and in 1665 the capital was struck by a pl… more

London Rising
Leo Hollis
Walker Books , English
 

Christopher WrenJames Chambers

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Sir Christopher Wren was one of the greatest and most versatile Englishmen of his age. Most famous today for the redesign and rebuilding of St Paul’s Cathedral, he was also Professor of Astronomy at Oxford and a founding and active member o… more

Christopher Wren
James Chambers
Thistle Publishing , English
 

Seeing Further: The Story of...Bill Bryson

“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”—The EconomistIn Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great… more

Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society
Bill Bryson
HarperCollins e-books , English