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Author Lisa Jardine talks about Robert Hook, a man she describes as a "a founding figure in the European scientific revolution," and explains why he hasn’t gotten credit for his accomplishments like his contemporaries, Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Christopher Wren.
- Lisa Jardine Renaissance historian and author
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