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First Published:  March 2004
Revised (substantive):  2 January 2016


Composite illustration casting Robert Hooke as "THE GREATEST MECHANICK THIS DAY IN THE WORLD". Juxtaposes Aubrey's character of Robert Hooke with examples of Hooke's double legacy: as one of the most eminent scientists of his age (Chambers' _Cyclopaedia_), and as an "unaccountable" absence within standard histories and textbooks of science (19th-century editor of Black's _Lectures on Chemistry_).

 

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