Author Lisa Jardine talks about Robert Hooke, a man she describes as a "a founding figure in the European scientific revolution," and explains why he never got the same level of recognition as his contemporaries Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Christopher Wren.

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  • Lisa Jardine Renaissance historian and author

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