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Robert Hooke was an English philosopher, mathematician and architect who discovered the law of elasticity, now known as Hooke's law.
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Robert Hooke was an English physicist who discovered the law of elasticity, now known as Hooke's law. Hooke did research in a remarkable variety of fields. He was one of the first men to build a Gregorian reflecting telescope and to suggest that Jupiter rotates on its axis. His studies of microscopic fossils are what led him to be one of the first proponents of a theory of evolution.
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