Essays Tagged: "Robert Hooke"

Biography on Robert Hooke

ROBERT HOOKERobert Hooke was born on July 18, 1635, in Freshwater, on Wight Island. His father was a ... l teacher. He was an art Apprentice while being taught at home also. When he was thirteen years old Robert attended Westminster School, and later Oxford where some of the best scientists in England we ... impressed them with his skills at designing and building equipments. He soon became an assistant to Robert Boyle, a chemist. In 1662 Hooke was named Curator of Experiments of London's Royal Society wh ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Robert hooke

Robert Hooke was born on July 18 1635 and died on March 7 1703. He was the son of the Reverend John ... riend, associate and object of admiration, and that of the greatest sponsor of Restoration science, Robert Boyle. In 1658 Willis, who employed Hooke as an assistant in his chemical experiments, recomm ... ttempt for the Explication of the Phenomena Observable in an Experiment Published by the Honourable Robert Boyle), another version as Observation VI of his 1665 Micrographia, and a final one in his 16 ...

(17 pages) 83 1 2.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Living Cell"

own membrane, is the control center of the cell.Cells were first described by the English scientist Robert Hooke, who in 1665 published a book about his findings. Hooke had sliced off thin sections of ... ations became possible with the development of improved compound microscopes. The Scottish botanist Robert Brown discovered the cell nucleus in 1831. In the 1830's two German scientists, Matthias J. S ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Atmosphere and characteristics of Jupiter

of these disturbances is Jupiter's Great Red Spot. It was first observed by the English astronomer Robert Hooke in 1630. The spot changes some in size, but it is an average of about 14,000 km wide an ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Biology Notes about Microscopes, Scientists, and Cells.

Microscopes were invented in the 1600s. Robert Hooke first looked at a thin slice of cork in 1665; he saw "a lot of little boxes." These lit ...

(5 pages) 118 2 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

More Bio notes from next lesson on Cells and Microscopes.

Before Robert Hooke first glimpsed cells of cork in 1665, scientists knew they needed more than the human e ...

(3 pages) 82 2 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

with them. He seemed to have been inspired to take up microscopy by having seen and read a copy of Robert Hooke's illustrated book, Micrographia, which showed and described Hooke's own observations w ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Investigating Hookes Law

out the relationship between the extension and force applied up to the point of distortion.Theory: Robert Hooke discovered a law for all elastic materials in the seventeenth century. Hooke found that ... ds each time the weight is added the springs length will double. I know this because of Hookes Law. Robert Hookes said, "The more compressed a material is, the more it will extend."Therefore I think, ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Cells (note, these are notes for Ch. 4 in Modern Biology text)

uses a series of lenses to magnify objects in steps, magnifies up to 1500 times. (what we use today)Robert Hooke= designed the early compound microscope (1655); looked at cork; he saw little shapes wh ...

(1 pages) 39 0 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Assess the impact of technology on the development of cell theory. In particular, include the development of the microscope and give evidence where possible.

iscovering cells, and as it advanced with technology, so too did the cell theory.In 1665, scientist Robert Hooke used a microscope to look at slices of cork. He noticed that the cork was divided up in ... s generation theory of cells, in which cells were created out of nothing.In 1831 a British botanist Robert Brown noticed what he named the cell nucleus, which biologist Mathias Schleiden suggested mig ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Profound Discovery - We were to pick a decade and write from a teenager's POV who is dealing with homosexuality, and what information would be available to him or her at that time.

eld meetings at Gresham College, London. Members included such persons of statue like John Wilkins, Robert Hooke, Christopher Wren, and Isaac Newton. The Royal Society is still located in London with ... f a gay male and lesbian identity.On the last page of the notes were two other names and a message. Robert F. Oaks wrote a journal called "Things Fearful to Name': Sodomy and Buggery in Seventeenth-Ce ...

(25 pages) 47 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


c hydrogen. The website provides information about the Great Red Spot which was first discovered by Robert Hooke in the seventh century. Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in our solar system othe ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Cell Membrane

Cell MembraneIn 1665, Robert Hooke, an English scientist observed cork under a microscope and noted that it was composed o ...

(5 pages) 71 1 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cell Theory

ons of microscopic examinations have confirmed this observation, it all began with the curiosity of Robert Hooke. He published his first meticulously detailed descriptions of cells in one of the most ... of smaller units called cells.The first recorded study of cells was not until the 17th century when Robert Hooke used a microscope he developed to view a thin slice of cork. Unknowingly, then, Hooke h ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

History of Atomic Theory

re have been periods when alternative views were more generally preferred. Newton's contemporaries, Robert Hooke and Robert Boyle, in particular, were atomists, but their interpretation of the sensati ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

View of the Cell.

esThe Cell Theory-Anton Van Leeuwenhoek- first person to record looking at water under a microscope.Robert Hooke- viewed cork, gave us the name "cells"Matthias Schleiden- concluded that all plants are ... nelles- membrane bound structures with in a eukaryotic cell* Membrane separates chemical reactions* Robert Brown- observed nucleus* Rudolf Virchow- determined nucleus is structure responsible for cell ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

History Of The Microscope

oscope, though his father Hans took over the production because Zach was at a young age at the time.Robert Hooke (1635-1703, English Chemist, Mathematician, Physicist, and Inventor): Robert Hooke impr ... teria and thats what made him famous. He also gained most of his inpiration from reading books from Robert Hooke OTHER CONTRIBUTORS TO THE MICROSCOPE Egyptians (2600 B.C.E): They made crystal rock art ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Physical Properties of Light

s a wave theory on a steady foundation in the 1600s. Although the wave theory was first proposed by Robert Hooke, Huygens was the first to give strong support to show that the wave theory was plausibl ... that determines how many electrons are released. Later, Einstein was proven completely correct when Robert Milikan underwent a decades worth of experiments to prove Einstein correct. This greatly shoo ...

(5 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Investigating the Compound Microscope

nify objects up to 1000 times larger. The first light microscope was invented by a scientist called Robert Hooke (1635 – 1703), who found out that by placing 2 convex lenses apart from each other ... d eyepiece lens away or close to the object in order for finer view of the image.The formula, which Robert Hooke used as a reference to find out the ratio of ‘distance of 2 lens’ to ‘fo ...

(7 pages) 987 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Impact of Light and Electron Microscope on Cell Theory

ny scientists were able to view microscopic objects such as cells. The first to accomplish this was Robert Hooke when he used a light microscope to observe a thin slice of cork. Hooke observed that th ... ting cells. Staining techniques later on enabled scientists to observe the cells organelles such as Robert Brown and his discovery of the cell nucleus.The introduction of the electron microscope in th ...

(2 pages) 9585 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology