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1. hooke, robert hooke
English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
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