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1635 – Robert Hooke – bio

Robert Hooke was born in 1635 on the Isle of Wight in England. He was known as an architect and philosopher, but made contributions in many fields. He discovered Hookes Law of elasticity which describes the compression and extension of springs. He collected observations made with magnifying lenses, of both small objects and distant objects, […]

Titius Bode

The Titius Bode law or hypothesis is a theory that planetary orbits in the Solar System are spaced in a proportional progression such that each successive orbit is roughly twice the distance from the Sun as the orbit just inside it. Titius-Bode Law – [] The Titius-Bode Law or Rule is the observation that orbits […]