Robert Hooke

Episode 3 Robert Hooke

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Summary

David Attenborough nominates 17th-century inventor and flea illustrator Robert Hooke, who also helped design the dome of St Paul's and claimed to have arrived at some of Isaac Newton's groundbreaking laws before Newton himself. Hooke's biographer Lisa Jardine and presenter Matthew Parris join in the debate.

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Producer Miles Warde
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